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Meet Our Instructors

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    Robyn Glasson

    Robyn Glasson, String Instructor for the Mainly Mozart Youth Orchestra, is a professional musician, band program administrator and music educator.

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    Jane Frey

    Musician Jane Gayle Frey, Mainly Mozart Youth Orchestra Associate Music Director, Director of Suzuki Strings, and Beginning Strings ensembles

  • Hernan-Constantino-350x233 Mainly Mozart San Diego Classical Music Festival & Concerts

    Hernan Constantino

    A distinguished musician, Mainly Mozart Youth Orchestra Music Director Hernan Constantino has been actively involved in the San Diego classical music scene since 1990, when he moved to Southern California and became a member of the San Diego Symphony.

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    Frank Glasson

    An accomplished jazz performer, Frank Glasson received a Grammy nomination for “Best Jazz Instrumental Solo” for his improvised solos on the recording “Jazztet” in 2006.

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The Mainly Mozart Youth Orchestra (MMYO) serves San Diego students through a music education and performance program that offers:

  • A high instructor-student ratio;
  • Programs for youth ages 3-23;
  • A strong inclusion policy that integrates children with learning differences, allowing all students to learn from each other in a welcoming environment;
  • A robust scholarship program for youth with financial need;
  • Partnership with Tijuana’s music conservatory to form California’s only bi-national orchestra, the Youth Orchestra of the Californias, with rehearsals and performances on both sides of the border;
  • Performance opportunities at private and professional venues throughout San Diego;
  • The opportunity to rehearse and perform side-by-side with Mainly Mozart professional musicians.
  • Coaching by and exposure to Mainly Mozart’s internationally acclaimed Artist-Faculty.

We offer six different ensembles:

  • Suzuki Strings with Ms. Jane Frey: ideal for beginning students ages 3 and up.
  • Beginning Strings with Ms. Jane Frey: ideal for beginning students with no previous experience performing in an ensemble.
  • Intermediate Strings with Ms. Robyn Glasson: ideal for students looking to improve their playing and train to participate in the Intermediate Orchestra or Advanced Orchestra. Students are expected to work with a private teacher.
  • Concert Band with Mr. Frank Glasson: ideal for wind, brass, and percussion students with 2-3 years of experience with their instrument. Students are expected to work with a private teacher.
  • Intermediate Orchestra with Mr. Hernan Constantino: a full orchestra that performs standard orchestral repertoire. Students are expected to work with a private teacher.
  • Advanced Orchestra with Mr. Hernan Constantino: a full orchestra that performs standard orchestral repertoire. Students are expected to work with a private teacher.