WYO Student Ambassadors

Layton is a Junior at Jamestown high school. This is his first year in WYO and he reports, "it has been a great experience and fun way to start every school week. I enjoy the atmosphere of WYO and I’m thrilled to be a WYO student ambassador." When I’m not playing the cello, I run cross country and track for my school. and at the Governor’ School for Science and Technology.


Olivia is a senior at Tabb High School 
In addition to WYO, Olivia has participated in Senior Regional Orchestra, the National Federation of Music Clubs Festival with piano, and is a member of her school’s Tri-M Honor Society. She is honored to be a representative for WYO and to be able to share her love for music with the community.


Morgan is a senior at Warhill High School. This is her first year at WYO. She has been playing oboe for 3 years and clarinet for 8 years.  Morgan has also participated in the marching band for 4 years. When she has free time, she loves doing nails for herself and her friends.



Lindsey is a senior at Warhill High School and this is her first year in WYO. She’s played the clarinet for 9 years. Through these years, she’s been a part of local church bands, jazz band, concert band, the Warhill Wind Ensemble, and the Warhill Marching Band. When she’s not playing the clarinet, she’s either traveling, at work, at a concert, or hanging out with friends. She’s currently working on her honors research project to graduate with a Honors Diploma. She keeps her schedule very busy but will always make time for an adventure.


Megan is a senior at Warhill High School. This is her first year in WYO. She has been playing bassoon for 3 years as well as flute/piccolo for 7 years. Megan is also a member of Tri-M Music Honor Society. When she is not playing music you will find Megan listening to music or taking care of animals (it’s her job!)



Jaysen is a junior at Jamestown High School and has been an ambassador since 2019. Jaysen has played violin for 8 years and has participated in WYO for 6 years.


Claire attends Tabb High School and the Governor’s School of Science and Technology as a junior. She participates in the Williamsburg Youth Orchestra on violin. She also volunteers in the Southern Virginia Baptist Church as a violin. Claire also plays the flute and piano and has participated in both Senior Regional Orchestra and Symphonic District Band. On piano, she has participated in the National Music Clubs Festival and is president of her school’s Tri-M Honor Society. She is happy to be a student ambassador for WYO and collaborate with other musicians.



Matthew is a sophomore at York High School. He has been a member of WYO for 7 years. He is so excited to represent WYO as a student ambassador. He plays the violin and has participated in many ensembles, including District Orchestra, Senior Regionals, and States. Outside of violin, he plays piano and likes to draw.


Olivia is currently a sophomore at New Kent High School. She has been playing the flute for 4 years and studying music for 5 years. This is her first year with Williamsburg Youth Orchestra and says, "I'm so honored to be chosen as a Student Ambassador! When I'm not playing the flute (which isn't very often!), I enjoy riding my mountain bike and hanging out with my friends."