Oakland Youth Orchestras' Chamber Ensembles Concert, November 18
Rochester Michigan, Sunday, November 18, 2012—Oakland Youth Orchestras’ Chamber Ensembles Concert happens at 6:00 pm at St Paul's United Methodist Church-Rochester, 620 Romeo St, Rochester, MI 48307.
This concert will feature seven chamber ensembles comprised of String, Philharmonia and Symphony students from the Oakland Youth Orchestra. Chamber Ensemble participation is open to any student in OYO, which is in its 38th season and consists of 325 students from 3 counties, 37 communities, 25 school districts, and 16 private schools in Southeast Michigan.
The chamber ensembles will perform Vivaldi, Mendelssohn, Borodin, and more.
The coaches are Wendy Stuart, Bill Milicevic, and Nicole Shogen for the Philharmonia and Symphony musicians and Nicholas Karpinsky for the Studio String/String group. All coaches are public school orchestra teachers and accomplished musicians with extensive performance and music education backgrounds.
OYO is partnering with Oakland University Music Preparatory Division, which provides additional coaching and facility support.
Admission is a free-will offering.
About Oakland Youth Orchestras
OYO has been educating and enriching youth through music since 1975. OYO is a four-tiered orchestra program serving an increasing population of over 325 students in grades two through twelve from throughout southeast Michigan. These students desire to be challenged beyond their school musical experience, and OYO fosters enrichment through opportunities in music theory, chamber music, community outreach performance and competitions. The four levels include Studio String, String, Philharmonia and Symphony orchestras. Every season, Oakland Youth Orchestra holds three major concerts with all students in participation—in November, February and May, which will take place at the Oxford Fine Arts Center. OYO is supported in part with grants from the Michigan Council of the Arts and Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts. For more information about Oakland Youth Orchestras, visit www.oyomi.org.
For more information or to schedule an interview with the executive director of Oakland Youth Orchestras, contact Joanne Walle, (248) 709-2877, email@example.com.