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?

  • MUSIC PICK-UP
    • August 18-21, 2014
    • 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Contact YSDP to receive address location
    • Please indicate what day/time your plan to pick-up you music
  • DRESS ORDERS
    • Orders due by August 22
  • AUDITIONS (open)
    • September 6, 2014
    • 9:00 - 11:00am
    • Wentz Concert Hall (chorus room) , North Central College
    • If you know of anyone, especially brass, that might be interested, please have them visit "AUDITIONS" for more information
  • SYMPHONY STRINGS (seat placement auditions)
    • Once your full tuition has been paid, a website link will be sent to you to sign up for your audition time.  The link will be available after August 15.  Audition times need to be selected on or before September 3, 2014
    • Audition requirements
      • Prepare first page of Schubert. If you have both 1st & 2nd parts, prepare the 1st part
      • solo piece
      • scales (2 major & 2 minor, 2 octaves each)
      • sight [...]

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