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Syracuse Youth Orchestras to perform Jan. 29

January 17, 2012

Erica Blust
(315) 443-5891

The Syracuse Youth Orchestra (SYO) and Syracuse Youth String Orchestra (SYSO) will present a concert on Sunday, Jan. 29, at 4:30 p.m. in the Fayetteville-Manlius High School auditorium, 8201 East Seneca Turnpike, Manlius. Tickets for the concert are $10 for adults and $5 for patrons age 16 and under. Tickets may be purchased at the door.

The SYO will perform Dvořák’s Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88. The SYSO will perform Williams’ Prelude 49th Parallel; Mozart’s Symphony No. 25 1st Movement for String Orchestra, K. 183; and Suite from “L’Arlésienne,” Ouverture and Entr’acte, by Bizet.

The Syracuse Youth Orchestras are part of the Community Music Division of the Rose, Jules R. and Stanford S. Setnor School of Music in Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts. The SYO is conducted by James R. Tapia, and the SYSO is conducted by Muriel Bodley.

The Syracuse Youth Orchestras consist of middle and high school student musicians from Central New York. Playing in these ensembles helps students grow musically and intellectually and learn discipline and teamwork that will benefit them throughout life.

For more information, contact the Setnor School at 315-443-5892.

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