Tickets for the Philharmonic Orchestra concerts can be purchased one hour before the concert at the box office, by calling the SJYS office or online down below.
The program will open with Chadwick’s Symphonic Sketches and conclude with the ever popular, La Boutique Fantasque, arranged by Respighi from works by Rossini. This concert will also feature the world-premiere work, “Doing School,” A Concerto for 10 Winds & Orchestra, by local composer and music educator, John Felder, featuring 10 guest soloists, school music directors from the local area. This is a can’t-miss opportunity to see this first-ever collaboration between the San Jose Youth Symphony and ten different local schools!
Guest soloists are Jessica Vaughan-Marra, oboe; Charles Ancheta, clarinet; Jonathan Pwu, clarinet; Antony Pickard, soprano & alto saxophone; Nancy Moser, baritone saxophone & bass clarinet; Joseph Kelly, horn; Mike Pakaluk, trumpet; Justin Enright, trumpet; Eric Weingartner, euphonium; and Mike Gomez, tuba.
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.There are no active dates for this event.
Your tickets will be ready for pickup at the California Theatre Box Office one hour before the concert.