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22nd Celebration of Music Education – Afternoon Concert
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22nd Celebration of Music Education – Afternoon Concert

Nov 19, 1:00 pm

| $10 - $30

The San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory presents their 22nd Celebration of Music Education Concerts. Two special concerts to honor the dedicated music educators in our region and celebrate the importance of music education in the lives of our youth and the entire community.

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The 1 pm concert honors Music Educators Charles McGhee III and Matthew Armstrong, both from San Marcos Unified School District. Attendees will experience performances by ensembles from our Inspiration Level – Overture Winds (Conducted by Chris Lea), Overture Strings (Conducted by Anthony Do-Hoon Kim), and Symphonic Strings (Conducted by Ulli Reiner). Also appearing are our intermediate Showcase Level Ensembles – Wind Sympony and Sinfonia conducted by Juan Cristóbal Palacios.

SDYS is proud to offer complimentary concert tickets to all music educators in San Diego County. This annual event gives over 600 students enrolled an opportunity to personally thank their music instructors and gives SDYS an opportunity to show appreciation for their support in helping us reach so many children in the San Diego area.


OVERTURE WINDS – Chris Lea, Conductor
The Washington Post – John Philip Sousa, arr. Story
Our Kingsland Spring from “Georgian Suite” – Samuel Hazo
Treasure – Bruno Mars, arr. Victor Lopez

OVERTURE STRINGS – Anthony Do-Hoon Kim, Conductor
William Tell Overture (Finale) – Gioachino Rossini, arr. Richard Meyer
La Rejouissance from “Royal Fireworks Music” – George F. Handel, arr. Richard Meyer
Orpheus in the Underworld (Finale) – Jacques Offenbach, arr. Sandra Dackow

SYMPHONIC STRINGS – Ulli Reiner, Conductor
Rondeau from “The Fairy Queen” – Henry Purcell, arr. Merle Isaac
Themes from The Moldau – Bedrich Smetana, arr. Robert S. Frost
Symphony No. 10 in G Major, K. 74 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, arr. Sandra Dackow

WIND SYMPHONY – Juan Cristóbal Palacios, Conductor
King Cotton March – John Philip Sousa, arr. Andrew Balent
Arabesque – Samuel R. Hazo
Satiric Dances for a Comedy by Aristophanes – Norman Dello Joio
I. Allegro pesante
II. Adagio mesto
III. Allegro spumante

SINFONIA – uan Cristóbal Palacios, Conductor
English Folk Songs Suite – Ralph Vaughan Williams, arr. Gordon Jacol
I. March “Seventeen Come Sunday”
II. Intermezzo “My Bonny Boy”
III. March “Folk Song from Somerset”
Overture from “La Gazza Ladra” (The Thieving Magpie) – Gioachino Rossini

California Center for the Arts 340 N Escondido Blvd
Escondido, CA 92025 United States
(760) 839-4138
San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory
(619) 233 3232
Nov 19
1:00 pm
Performing Ensembles:
Overture Winds, Overture Strings, Sinfonia, Symphonic Strings, Wind Orchestra
San Diego Youth Symphony