YRSO, December 12, 2021, photo by Wallace Vaughn

Tales and Lore

Featuring Emily Smith and Tyler Hyun,
Two of the four winners of the 2022-23 YRSO Young Artists Concerto Competition

Sunday, October 8, 2023 ● 3:00 pm
United Jewish Community of the Virginia Peninsula
401 City Center Blvd, Newport News, VA 23606

conductor, Eric Reiff
conductor, Clint Correll

Bishop Guy Mannering Overture
Copland John Henry
Glazunov Grand pas Espagnole
Glazunov Pas de Caractère
Grieg Peer Gynt Suite #1, Op.46
Griffes Poem for flute and Orchestra
Emily Smith, Flute
Mussorgsky Hopak from The Fair Maid of Sorochinsk
Rimsky-Korsakov Procession of the Nobles
Stravinsky Berceuse and Finale from Firebird
Stravinsky Dance Inferno from Firebird
Weber Andante and Rondo
Tyler Hyun, Viola

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Young Artists Concerto Competition

The YRSO will hold this season's Young Artists Concerto Competition on Sunday November 19, 2023 at the First Presbyterian Church, Hampton. The winner(s) will perform with the orchestra as guest soloist during the May 28th concert. Information and application forms are available by clicking the Concerto Competition tab above.

Join the YRSO

The orchestra currently rehearses from 7-9 p.m. Monday evenings at the UJC in Newport News. If you are interested in playing with the YRSO, contact either Eric Reiff, Conductor, (757) 968-9040, eric.reiff@hamptonu.edu ; ereiff@juno.com ; Clint Correll, Conductor, (804) 394-5557, stich_@hotmail.com or Adrienne Vaughn, Personnel Director, (757) 810-0927, greyliliy@gmail.com.

The orchestra currently has openings for strings, bassoon, oboe, trombone, and percussion. We are glad to put other instrumentalists on the "extra" list.

YRSO Choir

The YRSO hosts a community choir for designated concerts based on the selection of music. Invitations to participate will be announced, and all singers from the area are welcome to join us.

YRSO, December 12, 2021, photos by Wallace Vaughn

The York River Symphony Orchestra is a non-profit (501 (c) 3) musical ensemble of amateur and professional musicians who offer quality programs to the community.

York River Symphony Orchestra
P.O. Box 1044
Yorktown, VA 23692
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