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Youth Ensembles Concerts

  

Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble

PSYWE: War and Peace

March 10, 2019, 1:00 p.m.

Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble continues its 2018-19 season with an exploration of a driving dichotomy of the human experience, that of war and peace. The program will combine profoundly beautiful and probing works with stirring projected imagery, culminating in a performance of Aaron Copland’s masterful Lincoln Portrait, narrated by Rich Capparela.

Admission is free, but tickets are required. Seating is general admission.

Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra

PSYO Spring Concert

March 10, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra dedicates its mid-season concert to two towering masterpieces: Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring (originally titled Ballet for Martha in honor of the great American Dancer/Choreographer Martha Graham) and Sergei Rachmaninoff’s magnificent and much loved Symphony No. 2.

Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings

PSSS: Outside the Box

May 5, 2019, 1:00 p.m.

Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings wraps up their 2018-19 season with a program of rousing and engaging pieces, both old and new! From the intense sonorities of Vivaldi’s Double Cello Concerto to the brilliance of Brian Balmages Urban Concerto, this musical adventure is sure to provide new and exciting vistas for all to enjoy!

Admission is free, but tickets are required. Seating is general admission.

Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble

PSYWE: Bach Frames

May 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.

Wrapping up their 2018-19 season, Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble will present a program of depth and excitement, exploring the enduring musical influence of one of western music’s most towering figures and featuring performances by guest conductor Dr. Jamal Duncan and organist Kristen Lawrence.

Admission is free, but tickets are required. Seating is general admission.

Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra

PSYO Season Finale

May 19, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

Pacific Symphony Youth Ensembles wraps up their 2018-19 season with one of the 20th century’s most revolutionary and influential works, Igor Stravinsky’s epic ballet, The Rite of Spring. The concert will also feature a performance by the 1st place winner of PSYO’s annual concerto competition, a much anticipated and truly thrilling event!

Artistic Staff

Roger KaliaMusic Director, Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra and Assistant Conductor, Pacific Symphony
Gregory X. WhitmoreMusic Director, Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble
Irene KroesenMusic Director, Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings
Carl St.ClairArtistic Advisor

Administrative Staff

Shawne ZarubicaDirector of Youth Ensembles
Oscar Esteves, Youth Orchestra manager
Nicole Kroesen, Youth Wind Ensemble manager
Daniel C. Jacobs, Santiago Strings manager
Bridget Bow, Santiago Strings string coach
Danielle Liu, Youth Quartet Coordinator