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The four orchestras that comprise Oakland Youth Orchestras (OYO) will be performing a wide variety of music including popular favorites such as Music from the Avengers, Nordic Lullaby, Melrose Avenue, and Lord of the Rings, to classic symphony works including Enesco’s Roumanian Rhapsody and Shostakovich Symphony No. 5. For additional details visit OYO Events.
All students and parents interested in learning more about the Oakland Youth Orchestras are invited to attend the upcoming Open Houses.
Studio String and String Orchestras Open House March 30th 6:30 – 8:30pm
University Presbyterian Church, 1350 N. Adams Rd. Rochester Hills, MI 48309
Philharmonia and Symphony Orchestras Open House April 20th 7:30 – 9:00pm
Varner Hall, Rms. 110 and 134 Oakland University Campus
There will be an opportunity to see the orchestra rehearsals “in action” and to speak with Conductors and Staff. For more information about the orchestra programs visit www.oyomi.org or contact Joanne Walle, Executive Director, at email@example.com.
The Winter Concert will feature student winners from the 2016 Solo and Concerto Competition. James Holk, 1st place winner of the Philharmonia Solo Competition and Soyoung Cho, 1st place winner of the Teresa Schuster Memorial Award, Symphony Concerto Competition will perform with the Philharmonia and Symphony Orchestras respectively.
Concert repertoire includes:
Winter Solstice-Todd Parish
Star of Bethlehem – John Williams/ arr. Robert Longfield
Dance of the Tumblers – Rimsky-Korsakoff/ arr. Dackow
Scherzo from Symphony #6 Beethoven, arr. Hoffman
Symphony No. 104, First Movement Haydn, arr. McCashin
Bach’s Lunch, Bach, arr. Seidenberg
Overture to Die Fledermaus, Johann Strauss II
Concerto for Marimba and Orchestra, 1st mvmt., Ney Rosauro
Casus Belli, Andrew Boysen Jr
Andalusia Suite, Ernesto Lecuona
Carnival Overture, Dvorak
Violin Concerto in D major, 3rd Mvmt., Tchaikovsky
Pictures at an Exhibition, Mussorgsky/art. Tushmalov
Performance repertoire includes:
- Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G Minor, Johannes Brahms
- Hungarian Dance No. 4 in F# Minor, Johannes Brahms
- Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98, Johannes Brahms
- Hungarian Dance No. 5 in G Minor
- Hungarian March, Berlioz
- Dusk, Steven Bryant
- Carmen suite no 1, Bizet
- Danse Bacchanale Saint-Saëns, arr Hoffman.
- Faeries, Tchaikovsky, arr. Chip Davis, Robert Longfield.
- Concerto in G Major, Op. 24, 1st Mvt., Reading
- March of the Resistance, John Williams, arr. Lavender
Studio String Orchestra
- Creatures – Brian Balmages
- The Hanging Tree – Jeremiah Fraites arr. Larry Moore
- The Tell Tale Heart – Michael Story
Tickets are available at the door. Box office opens at 5:45.
$10 Adult, $5 Students, $30 Ticket Quartet Pack
The four orchestras that comprise Oakland Youth Orchestras (OYO) will be performing popular movie theme songs such as: The Incredibles, Pirates of the Caribbean, World of War Craft, Suite from Star Wars Epic, and other contemporary pieces as well as the renowned Scheherazade by Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakoff featuring Clarkston violinist and Concertmaster, Amanda Beaune. For additional details visit www.oyomi.org – Concerts and Events.