Yvette M. Devereaux
Yvette M. Devereaux


  • 25 Jun 2015, Article
  • String Teachers, Youth Orchestra Directors! Get a Jump Start Now!! and Get Good Arrangements!
  • String Arrangements for Youth String Orchestras!  From Bach to Vivaldi or Special Request (s).  Don't be in despair!  Conductor/Violinist/Composer is here to help you! I am very happy to continue to bring to you arrangements of which I actually 'try out' on my String Students (ages 7-18) and it works! Are you tired of looking for pieces that will introduce your string orchestra to standard repertoire (i.e. brandenburg, etc...) but, most of the Arrangements aren't playable and as ...
  • 29 Apr 2015, Article
  • Conductor-Violinist-Composer takes her arrangement to the schools!
  • April 30, 2015 Dr. Yvette Devereaux conducts a clinic for the Alhambra Middle School Honor String Orchestra in February. Dr. Yvette Devereaux has conducted at Carnegie Hall and the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Celebrated conductor visits Alhambra Honor String Orchestra Renowned conductor and violinist Dr. Yvette Devereaux visited the Alhambra Middle School Honor String Orchestra in February and conducted a clinic for the student musicians, bringing her own compositions and arrangements. Her conducting ...
  • 13 Sep 2012, News
  • Composing a Symphony of Hope
  • Composing a Symphony of Hope December 14, 1997 | PATT MORRISON A few singular stories pop up on my radar that make me want to cast aside the brassy halo of journalistic restraint and write something along the lines of this: Get off your fat wallets and do something! The most recent of these is Yvette M. Devereaux's, and before I tell you what she needs, I'll tell you what she does: In Compton, the city where she grew up, a community where the public schools are not quite so ...
  • 12 Sep 2012, News
  • Review of the Gerald Wilson Jazz Orchestra
  • "...There was another classical piece, “Variations on a Theme by Puccini,” which featured violinist Devereaux, now comfortably adapted into the sound mix, as well as the two bari sax players , Taylor and Landry ... Anthony Wilson and Yvette Devereaux took over from there with a down and dirty string duel that had the audience howling. By the end, all the horns were standing, drummer Mel Lee was maintaining some type of order in the back, and the crowd was on their feet as well.  Gerald Wilson ...