Concert Information

Smithwick Theatre

Foothill College
December 7, 2014
2:00pm - String Ensembles
3:30pm - Wind Ensembles


Maps & Directions

CYS String & Wind Ensembles

Winter Concert

The California Youth Symphony is proud to showcase our String and Wind Ensembles, as they perform works by Beethoven, Haydn, and Mozart. The inspiring and energetic talents of these young musicians will delight and amaze you. Please join us as we welcome the holiday season with a wonderful program of favorite classics and some special surprises!

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

This is a free event - our gift to you!

String Ensemble Highlights

Junior Strings
Haydn: Allegro from String Quartet No. 3, Opus 9
Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in A minor, 1st movement
Dvořák: Gracioso from Symphony No. 8
Mussorgsky: "Hopak" from Sorochintsy Fair
Boccherini: Allegro from String Quartet in A Major

Intermediate Strings
Mozart: Overture to Thamos
Mendelssohn: Finale from String Quartet in D Major, Opus 44
Mozart: Allegro from Divertimento in B-Flat, k. 137
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 4, Opus 18, 1st movement

Wind Ensemble Highlights

Introductory Winds
Pachelbel: Canon
Humperdinck: "Children's Prayer" from Hansel and Gretel
Beethoven: Ode to Joy from Symphony No. 9

Wind Ensemble 1
Grieg: March of the Trolls
Puccini: "O Mio Babbino Caro" from Gianni Schicchi
Saint-Saëns: "Danse Bacchanale" from Samson et Dalila

Wind Ensemble 2
Tchaikovsky: Finale from Symphony No. 6
Elgar: "Nimrod" from Enigma Variations
Arlen: Wizard of Oz


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