Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra preps for winter concert

on February 10, 2016

The Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra, led by principal conductor Omid Zoufonoun, rehearses every Sunday at Laney College in downtown Oakland. Consisting of nearly 90 members, students come from all over the Bay Area to participate in the orchestra. Auditions for the orchestra are held in May and August and students range in age from 12 to 22.

The Youth Orchestra will hold a winter concert on February 21 at the San Leandro High School Performing Arts Center. The program features Adolphus Hailstork’s American Fanfare, led by Oakland Symphony musical director and conductor Michael Morgan, as well as the work of Jean Sibelius, Alexander Borodin, and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 in C Minor.

1 Comment

  1. Herb Boykin on February 11, 2016 at 8:40 pm

    Kudos to the Members of The Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra, Principal Conductor Omid Zoufonoun, and each of your supporters in the Bay Area for all that you are accomplishing through music!
    Music IS the Universal Language…of and for Love!
    Play On!!!

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