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215 Star Starred
Alex Theatre
between Wilson and California 216 N. Brand Blvd. Glendale, CA 91203
818-243-2539
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EileenPolaHolt
The weather was lovely. I wore a skirt and blouse .
2014 Jazz Tribute Awards Concert dress Oct 13 2014 star this tip starred
Roxanne
This area of Glendale can get crowded so arrive a little early to find parking behind the theatre or on the next block.
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19 events
8 reviews
6 stars
attended Jun 05 2007

Great event, went w/3 of my younger cousins I must say that they were inspired by this orchestra. Great job!

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7 reviews
20 stars
attended Jun 05 2007

The concert last night of the Glendale Youth Orchestra was wonderful. Six of the members played parts from concerto's which was really nice to showcase that talent within this group. The youngest soloist was only in 6th grade & he played the cello...continued

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6 reviews
0 stars
attended Jun 05 2007

I had a great time. The young girls and boys where very talented and promising! I look forward to seeing them in the future.

Thank You,

Lorraine

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Description

The evening concert will open with the lovely overture to “The Marriage of Figaro” by Mozart.

This will be followed by a Soloist Spectacular, featuring GYO Soloists:

  • Ibert-Flute Concerto (first movement) Carol Joe, flute
  • Haydn-Cello Concerto (first movement) Jerry Joo, cello
  • Vivaldi-Bassoon Concerto (1st and 3rd movements) Andrew Marlin, bassoon
  • Dittersdorf- Double Bass Concerto (first movement) Zachary Price, bass
  • Strauss-Oboe Concerto (fourth movement) Amira Polack, oboe
  • Strauss-Horn Concerto (first movement) Jon Lusher, French horn

The concert will conclude with Felix Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 1, written when he was only 15, the average age of the remarkable musicians onstage!

About the Ticket Supplier: Glendale Youth Orchestra

The GYO is a non-profit organization located in Glendale, California, that provides dedicated young musicians an extraordinary opportunity to perform classical music in a formal orchestral setting. The GYO’s mission is based on the belief that our young people have a better chance of succeeding in their world if they appreciate and participate in its rich artistic and cultural traditions.