Youth Symphony News

Concerto Competition Winner Jane Parris (photo by Laura Branan)
September 21, 2017

The application for the Concerto Competition is due on Sept. 30th. All Youth Symphony students are eligible, that includes all Strings, Winds, Brass and Percussion. The 2017 Duke University String School Concerto Competition will take place on October 28th starting at 1:00 pm in... read more »

Baldwin Auditorium
September 15, 2017

Please mark Your calendar and note our concert dates for 2017/2018: Fall Semester Concert 50th Anniversary Celebration Weekend! Sunday, November 12 @ 6:30 pm, Baldwin Auditorium, Reception... read more »

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Stamp
September 7, 2017

The Symphony No. 5 in D major/D minor, Op. 107, known as the Reformation, was composed by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy in 1830 in honor of the 300th... read more »

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 »