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  • …were founded in 1949 to give students the opportunity to perform in a full orchestra. The CSO Youth Orchestras have more than doubled in size and now include a Symphony Orchestra, a Philharmonic Orchestra, and an Etude String Orchestra and Prelude String Orchestra. String students of any age may audition with a recommendation from their private lesson teacher. Percussion, winds and brass students must be between the ages of 12 to 20.

SEPTEMBER 2018 NEWS

PROGRAM BOOK ADVERTISING:

Do you know a local business that would like to advertise in our program book? We are currently collecting ads for the 2018/19 season! For more information, please download our 2018 CSOYO Program Ad Form and return to CSOYO Manager, Stephanie Pearson, by October 1st.

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2018 Concerto Competition winners:

1st Place:                Daniel Jeong, violin              Fall Concert, Side by Side with the CSO, Young People’s Concerts
2nd Place:               Nathan Chung, cello            Side by Side with the CSO
3rd Place:               Jacks Pollard, oboe              Spring Concert

 

COLLEGE VISIT:

On Monday, Sept. 10, 2018 a representative from the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University will be visiting our Symphony and Philharmonic rehearsals to discuss higher learning opportunities with our students.

 

CSO SECTIONALS:

Members of the CSO will lead sectional rehearsals for both the Symphony and the Philharmonic orchestras on Monday, September 17, 2018. Make sure you are at rehearsal on this night to get some great coaching on your Fall Concert music from professional CSO musicians.

 

CSO OPENING NIGHT – MASTERWORKS CONCERT

On Thursday, September 27, 2018 the CSO will open its season with a Masterworks concert led by Kayoko Dan and featuring guest soloist Eduardo Rios, violin. A tribute to Hispanic Heritage Month, the CSO brings Latin flair to the stage with a concert featuring iconic classical Latin pieces. From Piazzolla’s The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires to Gershwin’s Cuban Overture, this concert will inspire and amaze! CSOYO members can attend FREE and parents can purchase “Buy One Get One Free” tickets. See your handbook for details on how to reserve your tickets, or visit the EVENTS page for more information.

 DOUGLAS HEDWIG        FANFARE ALEGRE: Dia de la Fiesta

GERSHWIN                       Cuban Overture

PIAZZOLLA                       The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires

REVUELTAS                      La Noche de los Mayas

 

423-267-9011 or csoyo@chattanoogasymphony.org.

 

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