24th Annual Fall Concert Featuring the Harford Youth Orchestra and Harford String Orchestra
26 October 2023
The Harford Youth Orchestra and Harford String Orchestra will present their 24th season-opening concert on Saturday, November 11 at 1 PM at Havre de Grace High School, 445 Lewis Lane in Havre de Grace. The concert is free and open to the public.
Director Anne Pape will conduct the Harford String Orchestra in their performance of “A Westward Journey and Jubilee,” by Carrie Lane Gruselle; “Lullaby for Luca,” by Loreta Fin; “Ablaze,” by Chris Bernotas; “Poco Adagio” from Symphony No. 3 in C, by Camille Saint-Saens, arr. S. Dackow; and “Orange Jam,” by Jeffrey Bishop.
Harford Youth Orchestra will be conducted by Brian Folus in performing “Declaration Overture,” by Claude T. Smith; “Chanson de Matin” and “Chanson de Nuit” by Edward Elgar; “Waltz of the Flowers” from The Nutcracker Suite, by P.I. Tchaikovsky; “Fantasia on Greensleeves” by R. Vaughan Williams, adapted from the opera Sir John in Love by Ralph Greaves; and “What’s Up Symphony,” arranged by Jerry Brubaker.
The high school-aged Harford Youth Orchestra and middle school-aged String Orchestra provide an extension experience for string, wind, and percussion students. The orchestras serve youth in northeastern Maryland and neighboring areas of Pennsylvania and Delaware. Harford Youth Orchestra membership is open by audition to all grade 9-12 string students and grade 8-12 wind and percussion students currently enrolled in their school orchestra or band program, where available. Harford String Orchestra membership is open by audition to all grade 6-8 string students or students with at least two years playing experience. Students must be currently enrolled in their school orchestra program, where available.
Visit https://www.harford.edu/academics/community-ed-programs/youth/hyo.php for more information, or contact Kelly Pulaski at 443.412.2191 or email@example.com.