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Awakening the Grand: YSM alumni direct Youth Music Monterey County

The Salinas Californian
khudyevklyushnikBy Jan Austin

A gentle, soft-spoken man, Farkhad Khudyev began studying violin, piano and composition as a six-year-old boy in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. He now serves as artistic and music director for Youth Music Monterey County (YMMC).

YMMC supports a Junior Youth and an Honors Orchestra. The Junior Youth Orchestra (Young Intermediate Level Repertoire) has students from age 7 and up. The Honors Orchestra (Young Advanced Level Repertoire) plays full symphonic scores and is open to students up to the age of 20. MORE

Published February 12, 2014
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