Concert Information

Smithwick Theatre

Foothill College
December 3, 2017
1:30pm - String Ensembles
3:00pm - Wind Ensembles


Maps & Directions

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 Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Ponchielli, Bizet, 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

Mendelssohn: “Allegro” from Sinfonie No. 1 in C
Bach: "Schafe können sicher weiden” from Cantata BWV 208
Vivaldi: "Allegro" from Concerto in A Minor

Intermediate Strings

Haydn: "Vivace" from String Quartet in E-flat, Op. 71, No. 3
Dvořák:“Finale” from the American Quartet
Mendelssohn: "Presto con brio" from String Quartet in D, Op. 44, No. 1

Wind Ensemble Highlights

Introductory Winds

Haydn/Arr. Ostling: Allegro Giocoso
Beethoven/Arr. Morris: “Rondo” from Sonatina in F
Hague/Arr. Story: You’re a Mean One, Mr Grinch
Traditional/Arr. Holcombe: Deck the Halls
Traditional/Arr. Holcombe: Up on the Rooftop

Wind Ensemble

Traditional/Arr. Holcombe: We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Traditional/Arr. Holcombe: O Tannenbaum
Bizet/Arr. Bocook: Farandole
Ponchielli/Arr. Daehn: “Galop” from Dance of the Hours
Hardiman/Arr. Saucedo: The Lord of the Dance


Kati Kyme
String Ensembles Director
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Rosita Amador
Wind Ensembles Director
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