JALC Youth Orchestra

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Youth Orchestra (JLCYO) is a 17-piece big band for talented high school students in the tri-state area (NY, NJ, CT). Members have the opportunity to enhance their musical education with the finest professional training and performance opportunities. The JLCYO rehearses weekly in the state-of-the-art Agnes Varis and Karl Leichtman Recording Studio in Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. During these rehearsals students learn big band repertoire and performance techniques from JLCYO Director Vincent Gardner as well as members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis.