Moldovan National Youth Orchestra
The Moldovan National Youth Orchestra (MNYO) is the national youth orchestra of Moldova. Established in 2011 on the initiative of Andriano Marian, it consists of 200 young instrumentalists with an average age of 22. It is an associated member of the European Federation of National Youth Orchestras.
The orchestra made its debut at Young Euro Classic in 2017.
Since its foundation, it represented a development platform for over 440 young musicians from 12 countries through its summer residency programmes.
Important musicians which left their mark under the ensemble’s approach are Gabriel Bebeșelea, Petre Sbârcea, Valentina Nafornița, Simon Trpceski, Alexandra Conunova, ș. a.