Youth Symphony News

September 7, 2017

This semester we are fortunate to have Lewis Randall join us on Contra Bassoon and Bassoon. Both instruments are very large and won’t fit in his car. Who could help out by giving Lewis a ride in a vehicle that can accommodate both him and his instruments to and from rehearsals? If you have space... read more »

Shelley Livingston & YS in concert
September 7, 2017

Dear Youth Symphony Musicians and Families,  Welcome to the 2017 Fall Semester with the DUSS Youth Symphony! We are looking forward to see you all at our first rehearsal this Saturday, September 9th, in the ... read more »

August 10, 2017

Dear Youth Symphony Students, The following are excerpts for the upcoming leadership auditions for violins, violas, cellos, and bass students for the YS.  Leaders need to abide by the attendance policy and set a good example to the other orchestra members with their preparation,... read more »

April 6, 2017

Berlioz, "Roman Carnival Overture": Rimsky-Korsakov, Capriccio Espagnolhttps... read more »

February 7, 2017

Here are links to the parts for all the pieces in our current concert: Mendelssohn: Kabalevsky: ... read more »

November 19, 2016

Here is a folder with parts for Verdi's overture to Nabucco: Also, here's a recording of the Verdi:... read more »

November 9, 2016

 Hi Youth Symphony! As you know, our first concert is this weekend.First, we have rehearsal as usual this Saturday, at 10:15 in Bone Hall as usual (low brass can arrive at 10:45).On Sunday, we first have a dress rehearsal, 1:45-3:00, in Baldwin Auditorium. All symphony members should be present for... read more »

November 4, 2016

Hello Youth Symphony! The first concert of the season is coming up on Oct. 13. Please check the list of orchestra members below, for the program, and let me know if there's any mistake! Our rehearsal this Saturday will be in this order:  mov.3  mov. 2  break  mov. 4 mov. 1... read more »

October 27, 2016

Hi everyone! This Saturday's rehearsal will start with the whole Dvorak symphony in order--Movements 1, 2, 3, 4--and then, after a break, working on spots. As you practice, give a listen again to the recording at (I often find... read more »

October 20, 2016

This Saturday we will have sectionals! We'll have an orchestral rehearsal at 10:15 in Bone Hall as usual, and at 11:00 we'll split up into sectionals. The order of the 10:15 rehearsal will be mvt. 2, mvt. 3, mvt. 1; low brass can arrive at 10:35.   Sectional locations: Violin 1 upstairs in Room 104... read more »