Maui Youth Philharmonic Orchestra Winter Concert, Dec. 14
By Maui Now Staff
The Maui Youth Philharmonic Orchestra will present its annual Winter Concert on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 at 3 p.m. in the HP Baldwin Auditorium.
The concert is free and open to the public; families and children are welcome to attend.
Home-made crafts and goodies-to-go will be available for sale at the event as a fundraiser, and tax-deductible donations will be accepted to help offset costs.
The concert will feature more than 20 student musicians on strings, woodwind, brass and percussion instruments.
Students representing eight local schools will be joined by guest artists Richard Tadaki, Sue Nakama, Stephen Rodrigues, Tami Saito, Julius Galanto and WenLu Duffy.
The Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of Lance Jo, will perform Radetzky March, Op 228, by Johann Strauss, Sr.; Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, by Johann Sebastian Bach; New World Symphony, First Movement, by Antonin Dvorak; Sleeping Beauty, by Peter I. Tschaikowsky; Dance of the Tumblers, by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov; NYC: Here’s to the Big Apple, arranged by Jack Bullock; White Christmas, by Irving Berlin; and A Christmas Festival, by Leroy Anderson.
The non-profit Maui Youth Philharmonic Orchestra began in 2005 with a mission to foster the talents of Maui’s youth through music. The organization works to expand and enhance music education on Maui by providing opportunities for students of all skill levels to develop their musicianship.