WYO Student Ambassadors

Layton 
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.

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Jaysen

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

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.

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Matthew

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

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."