Las Vegas Youth Ensemble Conductor
Jonnie-Jo Didas grew up in Las Vegas and graduated from Las Vegas Academy. Mrs. Didas is a product of the LVYO having played cello in each of the four string groups. Her experience with LVA and LVYO helped solidify her choice in becoming a music educator. Mrs. Didas holds a Bachelor of Music Education from Northern Arizona University and Masters in Music Education from Kent State University. Mrs. Didas began teaching in the Clark County School District at Johnston Middle School in 2013. Since becoming a teacher Mrs. Didas has been a coached for LVYO, become chairperson for the NVASTA Cello Day, plays cello with the Henderson Symphony orchestra, and co-chairs string teacher workshops. Mrs. Didas is excited to help inspire young musicians through LVYO like past conductors have done for her.