Gareth Haynes is excited to continue his association with the Pennsylvania Youth Orchestra since he was last engaged as a coach with the ChamberStrings intensive in July. Mr. Haynes recently graduated from Temple University with a Bachelor’s degree in music composition. While a student at Temple, he sang with the university’s concert choir and gained experience as a paid singer. His instrumental background includes three years playing clarinet with the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra. Mr. Haynes currently serves as Music Director at Daylesford Abbey, where he plays piano and organ, and accompanies and directs a volunteer choir.