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Smithwick Theatre

Foothill College
December 4, 2016
12:00pm - String Ensembles
2:30pm - Wind Ensembles


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CYS String & Wind Ensembles


The California Youth Symphony lights up the holiday season with performances by the String and Wind Ensembles under the batons of Kati Kyme and Rosita Amador. Enjoy the talents of these young musicians-in-training, between the ages of 5-18, as they perform classical works by Mozart, Mussorgsky, Beethoven, Haydn, Gershwin, and more. 

Kati Kyme, String Ensemble Director
Rosita Amador, Wind Ensemble Director

This is a free event - our gift to you!

String Ensemble Highlights

Junior Strings
Rimsky-Korsakov: "Alborada" from Capriccio Espagnol
Boyce: "Allegro" from Symphony #1 in B-flat
Mozart: "Finale" from String Quartet, K.169
Mussorgsky: Hopak

Intermediate Strings
Beethoven: Overture to the "Creatures of Prometheus"
Debussy: String Quartet in g minor, Op. 10, 1st mvt.
Haydn: "Finale" from String Quartet in G Major, Op. 77, No. 2

Wind Ensemble Highlights

Gershwin / Arr. James Curnow: An American in Paris
Strauss / Arr. Alfred Reed: Clear Track Polka
Bach / Trans. Gustav Holst: Bach's Fugue Á La Gigue
Respighi / Arr. James Curnow: "Finale" from Pines of Rome
Latham: Brighton Beach, Concert March


Kati Kyme
String Ensemble Director
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Rosita Amador
Wind Ensemble Director
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