San Jose Youth Symphony's Philharmonic Orchestra Presents Its 2014 Spring Concert!
The San Jose Youth Symphony's Philharmonic Orchestra, under the artistic leadership of Music Director and Conductor Yair Samet, presents its 2014 Spring Concert to be held on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at 2:30 pm at the California Theatre, 345 S. 1st Street, San Jose, CA 95113.
The program will open with Sibelius's Finlandia; Grieg's Norwegian Dances, No. 1; Bernstein's On The Town; and will conclude with the orchestral showpiece, Borodin's Polovtsian Dances from "Prince Igor." This concert will also showcase winners from the 2013 Young Artists' Competition, proudly sponsored by the San Jose Symphony Foundation. Two outstanding young soloists will be featured: Daniel Charif, flutist, performing Mozart's Flute Concerto No. 1 in G Major; and Robert Collar, clarinetist, performing Artie Shaw's Concerto for Clarinet in B-Flat Major.
Daniel Charif is a freshman at Lynbrook High School and has been playing flute since age 11. He joined the San Jose Youth Symphony's Philharmonic Orchestra last season.
Robert Collar is a senior at Branham High School, and has studied clarinet since he was 9. In 2010, Robert joined the San Jose Youth Symphony, and has been its principal clarinet first in the Concert Orchestra and then the Philharmonic Orchestra since then.
The San Jose Youth Symphony (SJYS) is one of the oldest and finest youth orchestras on the West Coast of the U.S. Founded six decades ago as part of the former San Jose Symphony, SJYS has a rich tradition of musical performance and education.
The mission of SJYS is to provide the youth of our culturally diverse community with exceptional orchestral music education and performance experiences that foster and encourage the study, appreciation and love of music throughout the entire community.
The musicians of SJYS, ranging in age from 8 to 21, are chosen from more than 500 applicants through our annual auditions. The SJYS comprises eight distinct performing ensembles: two full orchestras, a Chamber orchestra, a flute choir, two string ensembles, a wind and a percussion ensemble.
California Theatre (View)
345 South First Street
San Jose, CA 95113
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