Symphony Orchestra

Symphony Orchestra members are advanced junior high and high school musicians.  The orchestra’s repertoire tackles more advanced works, from classics to modern and even new works by area composers.

Recent repertoire

Farandole from L’Arlesienne Suite #2 Bizet
Graciela y Buenos Aires for Cello Solo and Strings Bragato
Ann Griffin, Cello
Concerto in G Major for Viola and Strings Telemann
Largo
Allegro
Andante
Presto
Sequenza for Solo Viola (1967) Berio
Doyle Armbrust, Viola
Rumanian Rhapsody No. 1 Enesco
March of the Meistersingers Wagner/ Herfurth
Overture to Russlan and Ludmilla Glinka
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring Bach / Roberts
Water Music Suite Handel / Harty
Allegro
Allegro Deciso
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra “Yellow River” Xian Xinghai
Yellow River Boatman’s Song
Ode to the Yellow River
Defend the Yellow River
Yang Jing, Piano
Caproccio Espangnol Rimsky-Korsakoff
Alborada
Variazioni
Alborado
Scena e canto Gitano
Fandango asturiano
Fanfare for the Common Man Copland
Symphony No. 3 in C Minor Saint-Saens
Poco Adagio
Allegro
Timothy Sleep, organ
Light Calvary Overture von Suppe
Carnival of Venice Arban
Carnival of the Animals Saint-Saens
Concertino for Clarinet and Orchestra, Op. 26 Weber
Sir Lee Morgan, clarinet
Berceuse and Finale from “The Firebird” Suite  Stravinsky
March Slave Tschaikovsky / Herfurth

What's new?

The Youth Symphony of DuPage would like to welcome Dr. Mark Liu as our 2016-17 Music Director/Conductor for our Concert and Symphony Orchestras. Dr. Liu brings a wealth of knowledge and a passion for teaching young musicians and has planned a dynamic and exciting music repertoire. Join us this season as we embark on a journey to "Experience Beauty" through music and watch our growth and transformation from the unknown to transcendence in this new year,and new era for YSDP.   Fall Auditions     Date:  Saturday, August 27 from 9:00 - 3:00 pm at Wentz Hall.This is an open audition for new members.  Please see "Audition" section for more detailsand click on Application to register   [...]

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