MVPS in the Community

All-Classes Concerts

Our concerts are held twice yearly and feature all the students in our program, from beginning classes through the Albany Youth Orchestra. Concerts are free and open to the public.

Spring Concertsposter

Beginning and Intermediate School Classes
6:30 pm, Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Memorial Middle School Gymnasium

1050 Queen Ave. SW, Albany

Junior Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra

7:00 pm, Thursday, May 25, 2017

Albany First Christian Church

432 SW Ferry St., Albany

Community Performances/Fund Raisers

We are so fortunate to be able to showcase the musical skills of our students to help us raise money, support our charity partners, and gain valuable performance experience, instead of having to sell items door-to-door. Thanks for your help and generous support of our fundraisers this season. If you are interested in having our students play for your event, please contact us.

Albany Farmer's Market

August 27, 2016. Students from the summer classes performed. A quartet of AYO students also performed music by Haydn and Beethoven.

iCelebrate Kids! Gala

April 9, 2016. The Albany Youth Orchestra performed selections from past and upcoming concerts. The South Shore Elementary beginning class performed as well.

Shrewsbury Renaissance Faire, Kings Valley

September 2013-2015. MVPS musicians performed authentic Renaissance music ... in costume! In addition to a booth at the faire and four programmed performances, the musicians busked in the streets of the faire to earn money for our scholarship fund!


Summer Pops Concert in the Park

August 24, 2015. The Summer Beginner+ Strings class played on stage at Monteith Park in Albany, opening the concert. Several AYO musicians joined the Albany String Orchestra and New Horizons Willamette Valley Orchestra for a fun concert of pops music.

iCelebrate Kids! Gala

April 18, 2015. A quintet of musicians from the Albany Youth Orchestra performed a Mozart string quintet for this fundraiser for the Albany Public Schools Foundation.

Library Uncorked! Albany Public Library

February 7, 2015. Students from our beginning and intermediate elementary strings classes performed, followed by chamber music played by members of the Albany Youth Orchestra.

Grand Budapest Hotel Dinner, Sybaris Bistro

A trio of AYO musicians perfomed Vivaldi music from the movie "Grand Budapest Hotel"  for this special event dinner on Oct. 26, 2014.

Mondays at Monteith, Albany

July 21, 2014. AYO string quartet performed before the concert. MVPS served chicken dinners (with absolutely fabulous chicken prepared by Matt Bennett of Sybaris Bistro!) as a fundraiser for the program.

Library Uncorked! Albany

February 8, 2014. Albany Youth Orchestra and students from intermediate classes performed at a benefit wine tasting and art auction for the Friends of Albany Public Library.

Family Tree Relief Nursery Holiday Party, Albany

December 21, 2013. MVPS quartet performed holiday music for the families and staff of FTRN.

Albany Town & Country Christmas Bazaar, Albany

December 7, 2013. MVPS school classes and AYO performed holiday music for shoppers to benefit Family Tree Relief Nursery of Albany.

Antiques in the Streets, Albany

Pancake breakfast fundraiser in downtown Albany, September 7, 2013. Another very successful fundraiser, complete with performances from many of our students!

Past Season Fundraisers

These events help fund scholarships, additional class locations, and sheet music. Thanks for your support of Albany's budding musicians!

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