Young People’s Concerts

Young People’s Concerts are a fun and educational one-hour concert experience designed for just for kids! Previous themes include Musicalympics, Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, Peter and the Wolf, Music from Outer Space, The Bird Catcher, Music of the Dance, Cowboys and Indians, Music from Around the World, Storm Chasers and Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition.

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Rachmaninoff’s 3rd

Daniel Meyer conducts a program of Russian masterpieces featuring piano virtuoso Orion Weiss performing Rachmaninoff’s monumental Piano Concerto No. 3. Glinka’s heroic Russlan and Ludmilla Overture is an exuberant introduction to the concert alongside our talented young WYSO musicians. The concert concludes with Tchaikovsky’s folk song-inspired Symphony No. 2 “Little Russian.” “When you’re named after one of the biggest constellations… Read More

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[Video] 1976 Pops Concert | Dance of the Comedians by Smetana

  This performance of Smetana’s Dance of the Comedians is from a live recording of a Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra Pops Concert, circa 1976. The conductor was Thomas Michalak. David Singer was privileged to be the Principal Clarinetist of the orchestra for 4 years. The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra’s first conductor was Dr. Richard Karp, who was also General and Music Director… Read More

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[Infographic] Why Music? The Many Benefits of a Musical Education

Why Music? This infographic from the University of Florida explains it to us. Source: Infographic, University of Florida

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