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
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 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
Scena e canto Gitano
Fandango asturiano
Fanfare for the Common Man Copland
Symphony No. 3 in C Minor Saint-Saens
Poco Adagio
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?

We are now at the half way point between the start of our year and our December concert!  Keep up the great work! And YES we have rehearsal on Halloween. Upcoming Rehearsals: October 24 -   FULL Concert rehearsals for each group Concert Orchestra            6:00 – 7:00 pm Symphony Orchestra       7:30 – 9:30 pm October 31 – YES we have rehearsal on Halloween, please plan accordingly! You may wear an appropriate costume to rehearsal if you like.  Remember you still have to be able to play your instrument. If you choose to not attend rehearsal, it will be counted as one of your two unexcused absences.  Please see below for absence policy. Concert Orchestra            6:00 – 7:00 pm Symphony Orchestra       7:30 – 9:30 pm Absence Policy:  Please review the absence/attendance policy as described in the member handbook. 1) Members are allowed 2 unexcused absences/semester. Unexcused absences are ANY absence not related to a school music group performance. 2) Absence due to a school music group performance (dress rehearsal or concert) is not [...]

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