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Glendale Youth Orchestra Presents 30TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON
November 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$7.50 - $10.50
The Glendale Youth Orchestra (GYO) is celebrating 30 seasons as one of Los Angeles County’s leading youth orchestras. The GYO has played twice in recent years at the Walt Disney Concert Hall to great ovation. The 2011, the GYO auditioned and was selected as a PREMIER LA Phil Youth Orchestra. Our Mission is based on the belief that our young people have a better chance of succeeding in their world if they appreciate and participate in its rich artistic and cultural traditions. GYO provides young musicians in grades 6-12 from all over L.A. County a unique opportunity to play classical music under the direction of Juilliard trained conductor Brad Keimach. The GYO has been a Resident Company of the Alex Theatre for 30 years.
GLENDALE YOUTH ORCHESTRA
Brad Keimach, Conductor
BEETHOVEN – Coriolan Overture
SCHUBERT – Symphony No. 8 (‘Unfinished’)
RAVEL – Tzigane, for solo violin and orchestra
Rachel Mugemancuro, violin
MOZART – Symphony No. 35 (‘Haffner’)
Rachel Mugemancuro is a 9th grade student at Harvard-Westlake. She started playing the violin ten years ago and currently studies with Mihaela Ganea King. She has performed in multiple venues across the United States and was featured with Lang Lang on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno in October of 2012. She has been a member of the Glendale Youth Orchestra for six years.
There will be a Silent Auction to benefit the Scholarship Program.
The concert is funded in part by a grant from the Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts.
The GYO is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.