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Evelyn Steenbock Fall Concerts: Youth Orchestra and Brass Choir

November 20, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$10.00 – $15.00

You are invited to the 2022 Evelyn Steenbock Fall Concerts featuring WYSO’s Youth Orchestra and Youth Brass Choir on Sunday, November 20th at 7:00pm at the McFarland Performing Arts Center. The Evelyn Steenbock Fall Concerts will kick off WYSO’s 2022-2023 season. The Youth Orchestra will perform with guest artist and Madison Symphony Orchestra concertmaster Naha Greenholtz.

The event is open to the public and tickets are on sale now. Tickets will also be available in person at the concert. Wearing a mask will be optional at fall concerts.

Youth Brass Choir repertoire will include: 

“Fanfare” from La Peri Paul Dukas (1896-1935) Arr. Wayne Barrington

“Triumphal March” from Aida Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) Arr. Jay Brower

Youth Orchestra repertoire will include: 

Academic Festival Overture, op. 80 by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, op. 34 by Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

(Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell)
Theme: Allegro maestoso e largamente
Variation A (flutes and piccolo): Presto
Variation B (oboes): Lento
Variation C (clarinets): Moderato
Variation D (bassoons): Allegro alla marcia
Variation E (violins): Brillante – Alla polacca
Variation F (violas): Meno mosso
Variation G (cellos): [L’istesso tempo]
Variation H (basses): Comminciando lento ma poco a poco accelerando al Allegro
Variation I (harp): Maestoso
Variation J (horns): L’istesso tempo
Variation K (trumpets): Vivace
Variation L (trombones): Allegro pomposo
Variation M (percussion): Moderato
Fugue: Allegro molto

Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major, op. 19 by Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)

I. Andantino
II. Scherzo
III. Moderato

Naha Greenholtz, Violin

Danse Macabre, op. 40 by Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)

About Youth Orchestra

Youth Orchestra was founded in 1966 and is WYSO’s premier orchestra, performing advanced orchestral literature. Members generally have several years of ensemble experience and perform individually at a pre-college or college level. Youth Orchestra is under the direction of Music Director Kyle Knox.

About WYSO’s 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.


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November 20, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$10.00 – $15.00


McFarland Performing Arts Center
5103 Farwell Street
McFarland, WI 53558 United States
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