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?

Concerto Competition

  • Sunday, February 26
  • Our annual Concerto Competition is an event which allows young musicians a chance to showcase their talents by preparing a solo piece to be judged.
  • The Concerto Competition is open to all current YSDP members only.
  • Concert winners may perform with their accompanist at our March concert and our Symphony winner may perform with the orchestra at our May concert.
  • Applications are begin accepted now and must be reviewed by Dr. Liu before being assigned a time for the competition.
  • Competition Date:  Sunday, February 26 from 12:00- 6:00 pm at Wentz Hall
  • Application and other details can be found on our website at: http://www.ysdp.org/annual-solo-contest/
  • If you need an accompanist, please contact us.
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