3 Nights, 13 Ensembles, 400 Young Musicians Sounding Together

Thursday, June 11- Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 7pm

Only a few days left until ESYO's Sounding Together Digital Festival


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Festival Schedule

Thursday, June 11, 2020 | 7PM

ESYO Youth Percussion Ensemble - Polka de Mama by Jose Alejandro Leon

ESYO Youth Percussion Ensemble - Excerpt from Celebration by Thomas Gauge

ESYO Chamber Percussion Ensemble - Cotton Eyed Joe by Ed Kiefer

ESYO Concerto Competition Finalist Elihu Conant-Haque - Sonatine Pour Tuba et Piano by Jacques Castérède

ESYO Wind Orchestra with Jay Dawson - Amazing Grace by Jay Dawson

Friday, June 12, 2020 | 7PM

ESYO Youth Jazz Orchestra - "Patio Skyline" by ESYO conductor Lee Russo

ESYO Youth Jazz Orchestra - "The Flintstones Theme" by Curtin, Hanna & Barbera

ESYO Repertory Jazz Orchestra - "Bags Groove" by Milt Jackson

ESYO Concerto Competition Winner William Lauricella - Ballade no. 3 in A-flat Major, op. 47 by Frédéric Chopin

ESYO Concertino String Orchestra - "What a Wonderful World" by Louis Armstrong/ arr. by ESYO conductor Leo Milman


Saturday, June 13, 2020 | 7PM

ESYO Concertino Wind Ensemble - Rondeau, Theme from Masterpiece Theatre by Jean Joseph Mouret | arr. David Marlatt

ESYO Symphony Orchestra Virtual Chamber Music Competition Winner - Excerpt from Scheherezade by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov / arranged for sextet by ESYO students

EYSO Concertino Brass - "Fughette" by Johann Pachelbel / arr. Kevin Kaisershot

ESYO Concertino Percussion Ensemble- "52 Card Pick Up" by ESYO conductor Genoveffa Vitale

ESYO Concertino Percussion Ensemble - "Goldenberg" by ESYO conductor Genoveffa Vitale

ESYO'S Symphony Orchestra & Repertory Orchestra - Virtual premiere of Ay, Caray! by ESYO Music Director Carlos Ágreda.

The festival also includes at home performances by String Orchestra and members of CHIME, Senior Spotlights to honor the ESYO Class of 2020, student reflections on playing through the pause, and dedications to front line healthcare heroes, first responders, and Capital Region teachers.


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