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Symphony Holiday Pops Concert

2:30 pm @ California Theatre

Dr. Jindong Cai, Conductor

Dances From Around the World

Whether exotic, passionate or refined, dance is the inspiration for this jovial concert featuring music from Mexico, Austria, Russia, France, and the United States.

The concert will feature a special performance by the GSYO Percussion Ensemble!

  • GOTTRY Wood, Metal, Skin; Percussion Ensemble
  • MCCLAFLIN Drum-E Piece No. 1; Percussion Ensemble
  • SAINT-SAENS Violin Concerto No. 3, Mvt. 1; Cassandra May, violin
  • HAYMAN Pops Hoe Down
  • KHATCHATURIAN “Sabre Dance,” from 3 Dances from Gayane
  • TCHAIKOVSKY “Polonaise” from Eugene Onegin
  • STRAUSS Roses from the South
  • MARQUEZ Danzon No. 2

Stay in your seat for some festive encores!




Lunar New Year Celebration

4:00 pm @ Flint Center

East Meets West

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with the Senior Symphony, Dr. Jindong Cai, Conductor, the Sinfonietta Orchestra, John Eells, Conductor, and special guests the California Youth Chinese Symphony!

  • RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 2, Mvt. 1; Joey Zhu, piano
  • CHEN YI and ZHOU LONG Selections from Symphony ‘Humen 1839
  • WANG XI-LIN Torch Festival
  • CHOPIN Piano Concerto No. 2, Mvt. 1; Josephine Chan, piano
  • YUAN-KAI BAO Revels of the Lantern Festival

New Member Auditions for '18–'19

We are inviting new members to audition for the 2018-19 season! The Senior Symphony will embark on Baltic Tour '19, destination Sweden, Finland, and Russia. Program highlights include Respighi The Pines of RomeTchaikovsky Symphony No. 4, and Shostakovich Symphony No. 10!

Please review the audition requirements and the individual ensemble tabs for the openings at each level. There are many positions, especially for bassoon, viola, double bass, and brass available at all orchestras. Auditions are on-going, and will be scheduled as faculty schedules permit!

We look forward to having you as a part of Golden State Youth Orchestra! Find out how to join now!

For Current GSYO Members: Special "Wanted" Tuition Credit Promotion

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