The Siouxland Youth Orchestras will perform a concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 27, in Eppley Auditorium.
The Siouxland Youth Orchestras will perform a concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 27, in Eppley Auditorium, 3625 Garretson Ave.
The concert is free and open to the public.
The Siouxland Youth Symphony, consisting of high school and college students, is the advanced-level ensemble in the youth orchestras program. With the Morningside College Choir and the Siouxland Master Chorale, it will perform “Va Pensiero” by Verdi, the “Anvil Chorus” by Verdi and “Zigeunerleben” by Schumann. It also will perform “Aladdin Suite” by Nielsen and “Danse Bacchanale” by Saint-Saens. Derek Hwang won the concerto competition and will play the Haydn “Cello Concerto in C Major.” The youth symphony is directed by Chad Hutchinson.
The Siouxland Philharmonia, the intermediate-level orchestra, will play “Themes from Symphony 5” by Tchaikovsky, “Fanfare for the Common Man” by Copland and “Suite from Tannhauser” by Wagner, as well as other selections. The ensemble is directed by Eleanor May-Patterson, a music teacher in the Sioux City Community Schools.
The Siouxland Symphonette, the elementary-level string ensemble, will perform several selections, including “Wexford Circle” by Elliot Del Borgo, “Expressions” by Bill Calhoun and “The Forest Hills Suite” by Bob Phillips. That ensemble is directed by Paula Ulicsni, an orchestra director in the Sioux City Community Schools.