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San Mateo Performing Arts Center

San Mateo High School
December 4, 2022
6:00 PM
String & Wind Ensembles

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The California Youth Symphony continues to ring in 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 and advanced members, between the ages of 5-18, as they perform classical and contemporary works by Beethoven, Dvorak, Smetana, Bartok, Henry Smart, Paul Nagle, and Tchaikovsky.  There is something for everyone at this concert!

String Ensemble Highlights

Junior Strings
Haydn: Finale from String Quartet, Op. 33, No. 3 "The Bird"
Mussorgsky/Arr. Isaac: Hopak from The Fair at Sorochinsk"
Smetana/Arr. Frost: Themes from the Moldau

Intermediate Strings
Beethoven: Allegro ma non tanto from String Quartet Op. 18, No. 4
Dvořák: Finale from American Quartet 
Fauré: "Sicilienne" from Pelléas et Mélisande

Wind Ensemble Highlights

Chamber Winds
Bartók: Braul (Waistband Dance) 
Ippolitov-Ivanov/Arr. Williams: Procession of the Sardar
Smart/Arr. Hogan: Angels, from the Realms of Glory

Wind Ensemble
Arr. Custer: A Canadian Brass Christmas Suite
Arr. Nagle: Festival of Carols
Tchaikovsky/Arr. McAlister & Reed: Suite from The Nutcracker


Pete Nowlen
Wind Symphony
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Leo Eylar
Associate Orchestra
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Leo Eylar
Senior Orchestra
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Rosita Amador
Wind Ensembles
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Kati Kyme
String Ensembles
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