Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon - Spring 2017
Founded in 1988, the Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon (YSSO) provides high-level performance opportunities and training under the leadership of professional conductors and musicians and fosters lifelong appreciation of music and the arts. The 2016-2017 season marks the organization’s 29th year of presenting orchestral favorites, masterworks, contemporary and commissioned music, special arrangements and chamber music. Concert Series performances feature the accomplished string, brass, woodwind and percussion musicians of the Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon. The aspiring young musicians from throughout the region present masterful performances of standard repertoire, new works and concerti, and arrangements for preparatory ensemble. Youth Symphony Concerto Competition winners are featured soloists with the Youth Symphony. Audiences will be impressed by the interpretive, technical and performance skills of the musicians, as well as their commitment to artistic excellence. The engaging Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon performances connect hearts, hands, minds and people through music, and contribute to the Rogue Valley's vibrant performing arts scene.