Concerts by the Etowah Youth Orchestras

The Etowah Youth Orchestras Announces The 2017-2018 Concert Season

The EYO is pleased to announce its 2017-2018 Concert Season, featuring performances by the Etowah Youth Symphony Orchestra, the Etowah Symphonic Wind Ensemble, the Etowah String Philharmonic, and the June Moore Bugg Prelude Strings. Concert sponsors include The Daniel Foundation of Alabama, Howard Core Company, The Exchange Bank of Alabama, and Greater Gadsden Tourism.

Ticket information can be found below for each performance. Please contact mikegagliardo@culturalarts.org with any questions regarding these performances.

The EYO Fall Formal Concert

Featuring the Etowah Youth Symphony Orchestra and the Etowah Symphonic Wind Ensemble

A Part of The Daniel Foundation of Alabama Concert Series

Sunday, November 5th, 2017 – 2 PM

Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center, Gadsden State Community College

The 2017-2018 season of the EYO opens with the EYO Fall Formal Concert, a part of The Daniel Foundation of Alabama Concert Series. The program includes performances of the music of Mozart, Wagner, and EYO Music Director Mike Gagliardo by the Etowah Youth Symphony Orchestra, plus selections from the motion picture soundtrack of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” The Etowah Symphonic Wind Ensemble performs music by F.W. Meacham, Leonard Bernstein, Richard Rodgers, and David Holsinger. Tickets are available after October 1 at www.wallacehall.org.

 

The EYO Winter Strings Concert

Featuring the Etowah String Philharmonic and the June Moore Bugg Prelude Strings

A Part of Howard Core Company Concert Series

Thursday, December 7th, 2017 – 7 PM

Rainbow Presbyterian Church, Rainbow City

The annual Winter Strings Concert of the EYO features the Etowah String Philharmonic and the June Moore Bugg Prelude Strings, both under the direction of EYO Associate Conductor Roland Lister. The EYO String Quartet will also make a special guest appearance on this performance, which is a part of the Howard Core Company Concert Series. Program selections include classical and popular favorites, plus familiar holiday selections. Tickets are $5, and will be available at the door beginning 30 minutes prior to the performance.

 

The EYO Rock & Roll Christmas Concert

Featuring the Etowah Youth Symphony Orchestra and the Etowah Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Presented by The Exchange Bank of Alabama and Greater Gadsden Tourism

Saturday, December 16th, 2017 – 7 PM

Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center, Gadsden State Community College

The EYO’s most popular performance, The Rock & Roll Christmas Concert, returns for its 11th season! The show features the Etowah Youth Symphony Orchestra and the Etowah Symphonic Wind Ensemble, combined together to create a massive rock and roll orchestra. EYO members Sarah Grace Battles, Megan Hearn, Haadi Karim, Ivan Lorenzana, Abby Milton, Aleesa Parnell, Matthew Pleger, Meagan Still, Kent Yamamuro, and Katherine Yohe; EYO alumni Alex Dilley and Elliot Russo; and EYO Music Director Mike Gagliardo make up the EYO Front Ensemble, “Sleigher,” and the combined orchestra is led by EYO Assistant Conductor Dr. Darryl E. Harris, Sr. Special guests for the performance include narrator and vocalist Mark Price and the Mitchell Elementary School Children’s Choir, under the direction of Doris Day. Tickets are available after October 1 at www.wallacehall.org.

 

The EYO Spring Strings Concert

Featuring the Etowah String Philharmonic and the June Moore Bugg Prelude Strings

A Part of Howard Core Company Concert Series

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 – 7 PM

Rainbow Presbyterian Church, Rainbow City

The Howard Core Company Concert series concludes with the annual EYO Spring Strings Concert, featuring the Etowah String Philharmonic and the June Moore Bugg Prelude Strings. Program selections include classical and popular favorites. Tickets are $5, and will be available at the door beginning 30 minutes prior to the performance.

 

The EYO Spring Formal Concert

Featuring the Etowah Youth Symphony Orchestra and the Etowah Symphonic Wind Ensemble

A Part of The Daniel Foundation of Alabama Concert Series

Sunday, May 6th, 2018 – 2 PM

Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center, Gadsden State Community College

The 2017-2018 season of the EYO concludes with the EYO Spring Formal Concert, a part of The Daniel Foundation of Alabama Concert Series. The program includes performances of the music of Stravinsky, Sousa, John Mackey, and Ron Nelson, plus selections from the Broadway musical “Hamliton.” Also on the program guest artist Dr. Matt Leder, Director of Bands at Gadsden State Community College, performs Bernardo Bautista Monterde’s “La Virgen De La Macarena” with the Etowah Symphonic Wind Ensemble. Tickets are available after October 1 at www.wallacehall.org.