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Young Peoples Concert


Held Tuesday, May 21, 2024
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The Palace Theatre is located at 21 W. Otterman Street, Greensburg
The concert is approximately one hour in length.

Advance Reservation Required—Deadline: May 3, 2024

  • You will receive an email confirming your registration.
  • The week before the concert you will receive printable bus signs and seating assignments.
  • Guests must pass through the Palace security, please leave backpacks and bags at school.
  • Schools must arrange their own buses

Questions? Please call 724-837-1850.

What do sports and music have in common? Find out at the concert while enjoying some epic music including Entrance of the Gladiators and the Olympic March. A bassoonist in a baseball uniform? A flutist in football pads? See if you can spot our musicians in their favorite sports gear!

Young Peoples Concerts are offered annually for a one-hour daytime concert designed especially for elementary school students. Each program, based on a unique theme, is introduced to the children by the conductor, who explains aspects of the music, using examples and stories about each piece. The concerts are both informative and entertaining. Recent concerts have featured the following themes: What Makes Music Sound American? Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra and Stormchasers!

Guest Artist

Winner of international awards, Caio César holds a master’s degree in classical music interpretation from the University of the Arts Bern, where he studied under Professor Thomas Rüedi, Rex Martin, and Gilles Rocha. Caio was also the first bachelor student in music with a focus on euphonium to graduate from a federal public university in Brazil under the guidance of Professor Dr. Fernando Deddos, and he currently continues to refine his craft under the mentorship of Dr. James Gourlay at Duquesne University. Caio is a prominent figure in the world of Euphonium in Brazil, having premiered works such as Jukka Linkola’s and Philip Wilby’s Euphonium Concerto in South America, while also contributing to the dissemination of Brazilian euphonium repertoire within the international euphonium community.

Resources: Music List (pdf)

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