Master Class and Interview Series
presented by Youth Music Monterey County

Interspersed with this season's rehearsal content will be our new series, Fresh Perspectives, a series of master classes, interviews, and videos with luminaries from the world of music contracted exclusively for YMMC students and families. They will perform, speak, and/or teach using our Zoom platform to engage, advise, and coach the students.

Among our guests are:

Grammy-award winner JoAnn Falletta, conductor, Buffalo Philharmonic, New York;

John Wineglass, composer;

Mariam Adam, clarinet, YMM alum, Paris, France;

Roy Malan, violin, retired concertmaster of the SF Ballet orchestra;

Paul Hauer, violin, Milwaukee Orchestra;

Alexander Janko, YMM alum, film composer and screenwriter/director;

Ali Ryerson, flute and improvisation specialist;

Gabe Young, Oboe, San Francisco Opera;

Sean Reusch, trombone, San Diego;

Lenny Ott, trumpet, SF Bay Area,

and chamber ensembles soon to be announced.

All masterclasses will be recorded and available to view--

please check back for recordings! 


Though some masterclasses are exclusive to YMM students, others will be open for public access. Browse below or check our Events page for registration details. For events happening within YMM rehearsals, please check our rehearsal calendar for full dates and details. 

Interview with JoAnn Falletta
Sat, Sep 19
Online Interview
Sep 19, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Online Interview
Jonah Kim: Cello Masterclass
Sat, Oct 10
Online Masterclass
Oct 10, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Online Masterclass
Gabe Young: Oboe Masterclass
Wed, Oct 21
Online Masterclass
Oct 21, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Online Masterclass
Interview with John Wineglass
Wed, Nov 04
Online Interview
Nov 04, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Online Interview

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546 Hartnell Street, Suite B
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 375-1992

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