You are invited to attend the 2023 Bolz Family Concert Series: Philharmonia Orchestra, Philharmonia/Concert Brass Choir concert, and Youth Brass Choir. The concert will be a wonderful end-of-year event, taking place in the beautiful Hamel Music Center.
The featured soloist will be the WYSO Philharmonia Orchestra Concerto Competition winner.
Matthew Onstad, Director
Morgenmuſik by Paul Hindemith (1895-1963)
I. Mäßig bewegt
The World Premiere Performance of Sibelius Symphony Chorale (from Symphony No.7) by Jean Sibelius (1865-1957), Arr. Flynn Ewer
About Youth Brass Choir
Conducted by Matthew Onstad, the WYSO Youth Brass Choir assists brass players in becoming proficient on their instruments, teaches sectional teamwork, and focuses on music written expressly for brass ensembles. All of these aspects contribute toward creating better orchestral musicians.
Josh Biere, Director
Second Suite in F by Gustav Holst (1874-1934), Arr. David Sabourin
II. Song Without Words
Combined Youth, Philharmonia, and Concert Orchestra Brass Choir
Josh Biere, Conductor
“Canzon duodecimi toni” (from Sacrae Symphoniae) by Giovanni Gabrieli (1557-1612), Ed. by Robert King
About the Philharmonia/Concert Brass Choir
Conducted by Josh Biere, WYSO’s Philharmonia/Concert Brass Choir assists brass players in becoming proficient on their instruments, teaches sectional teamwork, and focuses on music written expressly for brass ensembles. All of these aspects contribute toward creating better orchestral musicians.
Michelle Kaebisch, Conductor
“Finale” from Symphony No. 5, Op. 47 by Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975), Arr. Stephen Bulla
Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor by Jean-Baptiste Accolay (1833-1900), with soloist and Philharmonia Concerto Competition winter, Anna Lena Derocher
Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 by Pyotr Ilyich (1840-1893)
IV. Finale: Adagio lamentoso
About Philharmonia Orchestra
Founded in 1977, the Philharmonia Orchestra performs orchestral literature at the high school and college levels under the direction of conductor Michelle Kaebisch. Members generally have three or more years of ensemble experience and perform individually at an advanced high school level.