History

 

1982 - New World Chamber Orchestra founded with 27 members - growth from around central Indiana in the coming years
1988 - 1st Young Artist Competition Held
1991 - Indianapolis Youth Orchestra founded with 26 members
1993 - 1st annual performance at the Hilbert Circle Theatre, which continues today
1995 - NWCO grows to more than 100 members -
becomes the New World Youth Symphony Orchestra
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1st professional CD recorded
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NWYSO tours Austria, Germany, and Switzerland
IYO grows to 95 members - renamed the
New World Youth Philharmonic Orchestra
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2005 - Debut Orchestra is founded
2006 - NWYO performs at the National Orchestra Festival in Kansas City
2008 - Debut Orchestra renamed the New World Youth Concert Orchestra