Concert Information

Smithwick Theatre

Foothill College
June 3, 2018
1:30pm - String Ensembles
3:00pm - Wind Ensembles


Maps & Directions

CYS String & Wind Ensembles

Spring Concert

The California Youth Symphony closes its 2017-18 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 and film works by Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Williams, and more. 

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

String Ensemble Highlights

Junior Strings
Haydn: Rondo-Presto from Quartet in C Major, Op. 33, No. 3    
Dvořák: Themes from the Cello Concerto                             
Bach: Allegro from Brandenburg Concerto No. 1             

Intermediate Strings
Mozart: Allegro di Molto from Divertimento in B-flat, K. 137             
Smetana: "Polka" from The Bartered Bride
Fauré: "Sicilenne" from Pelléas et Mélisande             
Tchaikovsky: "Tema Russo" from Serenade for Strings

Wind Ensemble Highlights

Introductory Winds
J.S. Bach/ arr. David Schorr: Gigue from 3rd Orchestral Suite
Wolfgang Amadues Mozart/ arr. David Marlatt: Rondo alla Turca
Johannes Brahms/ arr. David Schorr: Minuet from Serenade No.1
Carl Stalling/ arr. David Schorr: Looney Tunes Melody                      

Wind Ensemble
John Phillip Sousa/ arr. Ken Abeling: The Black Horse Troop              
Leonard Bernstein/ arr. Joseph Kreines: Make our Garden Grow    
Johann Strauss/ transcribed by Tom Kennedy/ed. Alfred Reed: Die Fledermaus Overture              
John Williams/ arr. Michael Sweeney: Great Movie Adventures  
John Williams/ arr. Jay Bocook: The Cowboys                       



Kati Kyme
String Ensemble Director
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Rosita Amador
Wind Ensemble Director
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