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Syracuse Youth Orchestras to Perform Jan. 26
The Syracuse Youth Orchestra (SYO) and Syracuse Youth String Orchestra (SYSO) will present a concert on Sunday, Jan. 26, at 4:30 p.m. at Eagle Hill Middle School, 4645 Enders Rd., 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 Georges Bizet’s “Carmen” Suite Nos. 1 and 2. The SYSO will perform Béla Bartók’s “Dances of Transylvania,” Howard Hanson’s “Rhythmic Variations on Two Ancient Hymns” and Dean Sorenson’s “Hit the Beach.”
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.