Concert Information

Smithwick Theatre

Foothill College
December 2, 2018
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 Grieg, Saint-Saëns, Rimsky-Korsakov, Mozart, Handel, Dvořák, Beethoven, and Schubert.  

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

This is a free event - our gift to you!

String Ensemble Highlights

Junior Strings
Mozart: String Quartet in C Major, K.164, 1st mvt
Handel: Overture to The Queen of Sheba
Dvořák: "Allegretto Grazioso" from Symphony No. 8
Boyce: Symphony in A Major, 1st mvt

Intermediate Strings
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 6, Op. 18, Finale
Haydn: String Quartet No. 3, Op. 20, Finale
Schubert: String Quartet No. 14, "Death and the Maiden", 1st mvt

Wind Ensemble Highlights

Introductory Winds
Bach (Arr. Mayhew | Adapt. Amador): Toccata and Fugue in D minor
Dvořák (Arr. Balent): Slavonic Dance, Op. 46, No. 3
Mozart (Arr. Kuo): Adagio für Glasharmonika
Tchaikovsky (Arr. Balent): Polka
Arlen (Arr. Story): Over the Rainbow
Corelli: Allegretto

Wind Ensemble
Haydn (Trascr. Holmes): “Menuetto” from Symphony No. 2
Saint-Saëns (Arr. Gibson): “Pastorale” from Oratorio de Noel
Traditional (Arr. Gibson): Christmas Settings                 
Bock (Arr. Holcombe): Selections from Fiddler on the Roof
Faith (Arr. Vinson): Brazilian Sleigh Bells


Kati Kyme
String Ensembles Director
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Rosita Amador
Wind Ensembles Director
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