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Syracuse Youth Orchestras to Perform Nov. 10
The Syracuse Youth Orchestra (SYO) and Syracuse Youth String Orchestra (SYSO) will present a concert on Sunday, Nov. 10, at 4:30 p.m. in the Fayetteville-Manlius High School auditorium, 8201 E. Seneca Turnpike, Manlius.
Tickets for the concert are $10 for adults and $5 for students ages 6-18. Children age 5 and under are free. Tickets may be purchased at the door.
The SYO will perform Hanson’s Symphony No. 2, op. 30, “Romantic.” The SYSO’s program includes Purcell’s Rondo from incidental music for “Abdelazer” (“The Moor’s Revenge” incidental music), Newbold’s “Fantasia Espanola” and Hovhaness’ Psalm and Fugue for String Orchestra.
The Syracuse Youth Orchestras are part of the Community Music Division of the Rose, Jules R. and Stanford S. Setnor School of Music in Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts. The SYO is conducted by James R. Tapia, and the SYSO is conducted by Karen Veverka.
The Syracuse Youth Orchestras consist of middle and high school student musicians from Central New York. Playing in these ensembles helps students grow musically and intellectually and learn discipline and teamwork that will benefit them throughout life.
For more information, contact Kim Rossi at Syracuseyouthorchestras@gmail.com.