Young Musicians

ysyo.2014The Youngstown Symphony Youth Orchestra is open to area students, ages 13 – 18, by audition and presents two concerts annually. The director, Stephen L. Gage, and assistant director, Richard Smrek, are retained by the Youngstown Symphony Society to provide artistic leadership. Youth Orchestra members rehearse each Monday during the school year at the DeYor Performing Arts Center from 6 – 8:30 PM.

YOUNGSTOWN SYMPHONY YOUTH ORCHESTRA: 2017-18 SEASON
CONCERT, AUDITION & REHEARSAL INFORMATION
Last updated July 11, 2017

AUDITIONS
Contact Mrs. Smotzer
casmotzer@gmail.com or (330) 782-8314
after August 15. 2017 to schedule your audition

Saturday, September 9, 2017 — 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Woodwinds, Brass, & Percussion

Monday, September 11, 2017– 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Woodwinds, Brass & Percussion

Sunday, September 17, 2017 — 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Strings – violin, viola, cello, string bass, & harp

Monday, September 18, 2017 — 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Strings* – violin, viola, cello, string bass, & harp
*Please note these auditions will be in Ford Family Recital Hall

Wednesday, September 20 2017 — 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Senior Concerto Competition (Ford Family Recital Hall)

REHEARSALS
Monday, September 25, 2017
1. 6:30-8:00 PM — First 2017-2018 YSYO Rehearsal
2. 8:00-8:30 PM — YSYO Parents & Students Meeting
PLEASE NOTE: YSYO Rehearsals will be held every Monday, except when school
is not in session or when otherwise noted. All rehearsals will take place
in Edward W. Powers Auditorium, unless otherwise noted.

YSYO 2017-18 CONCERTS

I. Sunday, December 3, 2017
Rehearsal — 11 AM – 1 PM
Symphonette & YSYO Concert — 4:00 PM

II. Saturday, April 14, 2018 8 PM
SIDE-BY-SIDE CONCERT WITH THE YSO
Rehearsal April 12 — 7:45 PM
Rehearsal April 13 — 7:45 PM
Rehearsal April 14 — 2:30 PM

III. Sunday, May 6, 2018
Rehearsal — 12:30 PM – 3 PM
YSYO & Senior Recognition Concert — 4:00 PM

For further information, please contact the Youngstown Symphony business office
at 330.744.4260.