In the fall of 2018, YSDP added Sinfonietta Strings to its program.
Sinfonietta Strings members are talented younger musicians (3rd grade upto middle school) who have at least 3 years on their instrument with private instruction. The ensemble provides advanced training and ensemble experience for younger musicians playing with proficiency for advanced orchestral performance. Private teacher recommendations required.
Their repertoire includes:
- Bach’s Brandenburg Concert No. 2, mvt I
- Bartok’s Romanian Folk Dances, mvts I, V, VI
- Strauss’ “The Emperor Waltz“
- Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake
- Holst’s “Jupiter from the Planets”
- Rossini’s “Finale from Overture William Tell“