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Conductors & Coaches

Barry Stern>>

Megan Atchley>>
Violin coach

Marina Fragoulis>>
Violin coach

Matthew Goeke>>
Lower Strings Coach

Jenn Forese>>
Woodwinds Coach

Sarah Mullins>>
Percussion Coach


Wednesdays, 4:30-5:45 p.m.
Turtle Bay Music School
224 East 52nd Street (near Second Ave.)


Registration $75
Tuition $1,250
Program and Concert Fee $500

Financial Aid


ISO at Turtle Bay Orchestra

Led by Barry Stern, ISO at Turtle Bay orchestra motivates young musicians to work together to make music. Repertoire ranges from age-appropriate original compositions to standard classical works arranged for young players. The orchestras for young people  provide a strong grounding in fundamental and necessary orchestral concepts in a community-oriented and goal-centered environment.

Players should have started private lessons and possess basic skills, including the ability to read music. The beginning ensembles prepare students for advancement and growth through each of the subsequent ISO ensembles. Registration fee, tuition, and an audition are required.

Hear them play:

Traditional – Sword Dance (with the Trinity Florentine Orchestra)


*4, 6, E, or M trains to Lexington and 53rd Street