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2014 - 2015 Concert Season

Winter Concert
Sunday, December 14, 2014


Spring Concert
Sunday, May 3, 2014






2013 - 2014 Concert Season



Spring Concert
Sunday, April 27, 2014
3:00 pm
Smith Auditorium, Willamette University (map and campus map)

Tickets available in advance or at the door: adults $10, students and seniors $5.

Tickets can be purchased in advance at Willamette Valley Music Company, 484 State Steet in Salem.  Map.

Curtains into the auditorium open about 2:40 pm.





Mozart Players
Mzuri Robertson and 
Deborah Ward, Directors
  • Traditional/arr. Phillips: Scottish Fiddle Medley
  • Halferty: Streets of Thunder (The Running of the Bulls)
  • Newbold: A Gypsy Tale
Amadeus Players
Deborah Ward, Director
  • Tchaikovsky/arr. Keiser: Waltz from Serenade for Strings
  • Lecuona/arr. Conley:  Malagueña from the Spanish Suite Andalucía
  • Haydn/arr. Monday: Finale from Symphony No. 6 "Morning"
Philharmonia
Jon Harris-Clippinger, Director
  • Offenbach/arr. McAlister: Galop (Can-Can)
  • Tchaikovsky/arr. Errante: March from Symphony No. 6
  • Albéniz/arr. López: Asturias
  • Sibelius/arr. Leidig: Finale from Symphony No. 2
Youth Symphony
Larry Garrett, Director
  • Dvořák: Slavonic Dances, Op. 46, No. 1
  • Rózsa: Concerto for Viola and Orchestra, Mvt. II, Hyrum Kohler, soloist
  • Grieg: Piano Concerto in A Minor, Mvt. I, Christian Miller, soloist
  • Dvořák: Symphony No.8, Op. 88, Mvt. I



Philharmonia performs in Newport, Oregon
Monday, April 28, 2014  
7:00 pm 
Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W. Olive;  Map
Free 




Concerto Competition 2014
Saturday, January 25, 2014
1:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Congregation 
5090 Center Ave NE, Salem; 

Everyone is invited!  Free!

Performers:
Hannah Sanders, flute
Clair Dietz, cello
Kaitlyn Clawson, piano
Eric Hammerquist, cello
Abby Janzen, cello
Kaitlyn Clawson & Elizabeth Soper, flute duet
Hyrum Kohler, viola
Christian Miller, piano
Nic Bailon, cello

Winners: Hyrum Kohler, Christian Miller 









Winter Concert
Sunday, December 8, 2013
3:00 pm
Smith Auditorium, Willamette University (map and campus map)

Tickets available in advance or at the door: adults $10, students and seniors $5.

Tickets can also be purchased in advance at Willamette Valley Music Company, 484 State Steet in Salem.  Map.

Curtains into the auditorium open about 2:40 pm.







Mozart Players
Mzuri Robertson and 
Deborah Ward, Directors
  • Strommen: Stone Mountain Stomp
  • Brahms/arr. Wieloszynski: Symphony No. 1, Mvt. IV Symphonic Theme
Amadeus Players
Deborah Ward, Director
  • Fasch: Symphony in A Major
  • Arr. Del Borgo: Legend, "Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair"
  • Shore/arr. Cerulli: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Philharmonia
Jon Harris-Clippinger, Director
  • Wagner/arr. Dackow: Overture to Rienzi
  • Ponchielli/arr. Rosenhaus: Dance of the Hours from La Gioconda
  • Beethoven/arr. Leidig: Symphony No. 5, Mvt. IV Finale
Youth Symphony
Larry Garrett, Director
  • Horner/arr. Moss: Hollywood Blockbusters
  • Williams/arr. Lavender: A Tribute to John Williams
  • Arr. Custer: Star Trek Through the Years
  • Berlin/arr. Moss: White Christmas; Jim Taylor, soloist







2012 - 2013 Concert Season




Spring Concert
Sunday, April 28, 2013
3:00 pm
Smith Auditorium, Willamette University (map and campus map)

Tickets available in advance or at the door: adults $10, students and seniors $5.

Tickets can also be purchased in advance at Willamette Valley Music Company, 484 State Steet in Salem.  Map.

Curtains into the auditorium open about 2:40 pm.












Mozart Players
Mzuri Robertson and 
Deborah Ward, Directors
  • Williams: Fancy Fiddles
  • McQuilkin: Salisbury Overture 
Amadeus Players
Deborah Ward, Director
  • J.S. Bach/arr. Isaac: Concerto in D Major from Clavier Concerto No. 3
  • Lauridsen/arr. Dackow: O Magnum Mysterium
  • Strauss II/arr. Isaac: Emperor Waltz
Philharmonia
Jon Harris-Clippinger, Director
  • Saint-Saëns/arr. Isaac: Marche Militaire from the Algerian Suite
  • Ippolitov-Ivanov/arr. Isaac: Procession of the Sardar
  • Stravinsky/arr. Isaac: Danse Infernale, Berceuse and Finale from the Firebird Suite
Youth Symphony
Larry Garrett, Director
  • Wieniawski: Violin Concerto No. 2, Mvt. I; Sarah Kim, soloist
  • Mahler: Symphony No. 1 "Titan," Mvt. III 
  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4, Mvt. IV





Philharmonia performs in Newport, Oregon
Monday, April 29, 2013  
7:00 pm 
Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W. Olive;  Map
Free  
   



Mozart and Amadeus Players perform at the library
Friday, April 26, 2013
5:00 pm
Loucks Auditorium, Salem Public Library;  Map
Free




Concerto Competition 2013
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Unitarian Universalist Congregation 
5090 Center Ave NE, Salem; 

Everyone is invited.  Free.

Performers and (approximate) times:
Erik Hammerquist, cello
Kendra Johnson, flute
Raul Smith, trombone
Christian Miller, piano
Alex Moxley, horn
Kaitlyn Clawson, piano
Sarah Kim, violin
Jeremy Morrison, trumpet

The winner is Sarah Kim, performing Wieniawski's Violin Concerto No. 2, Mvt. 1.








Winter Concert
Sunday, December 9, 2012
3:00 pm
Smith Auditorium, Willamette University (map and campus map)

Tickets available in advance or at the door: adults $10, students and seniors $5.

Tickets can also be purchased in advance at the Willamette Valley Music Company.  Map.

Curtains into the auditorium open at 2:40 pm.











Mozart Players
Mzuri Robertson and 
Deborah Ward, Directors
  • Williams: Rustic Dance
  • Handel/arr. Meyer: La Réjouissance, from Royal Fireworks Music 
Amadeus Players
Deborah Ward, Director
  • Mozart/arr. Dackow: Overture to Lucio Silla
  • English Folk Song/arr. Del Borgo: The Gypsy Rover
  • Vivaldi/arr. Frackenpohl: Allegro in D for Strings, from Concerto for Two Trumpets
Philharmonia
Jon Harris-Clippinger, Director
  • Dvorak/arr. Isaac: New World Symphony, Mvt. I
  • Tchaikovsky/arr. Isaac: Sleeping Beauty Waltz
  • Brahms/arr. Leidig: Variations on a Theme of Haydn
Youth Symphony
Larry Garrett, Director
  • Saint-Saëns: Violin Concerto No. 3, Mvt. I; Kathryn Lucktenberg, soloist
  • Mussorgsky, orchestrated by Rimsky-Korsakov: Night on Bald Mountain
  • Borodin: Symphony No. 2 in B minor, Mvt. III
  • Rimsky-Korsakov: Polonaise from Christmas Eve Suite






Kathryn Lucktenberg, professor of violin at the University of Oregon School of Music, is the featured guest soloist with the Youth Symphony.  


She will perform the Violin Concerto No. 3, Mvt. 1, by Camille Saint-Saëns.










 
2011 - 2012 Concert Season

Philharmonia performs in Newport, Oregon
Monday, April 30, 2012
7:00 pm
Newport Performing Arts Center,  Map
Tickets available at the door: adults $5, students $2.






Spring Concert
Sunday, April 29, 2012
3:00 pm
Smith Auditorium, Willamette University; Map and campus map

Curtains into auditorium open at 2:45 pm.

Tickets available in advance or at the door: adults $10, students and seniors $5.














Mozart Players
Mzuri Robertson and 
Deborah Ward, Directors
  • Meyer: Elegy and Dance
  • Holst/arr. Phillippe: The Bringer of Joy ("Jupiter" from The Planets); with Amadeus Players
Amadeus Players
Deborah Ward, Director
  • Handel/arr. Fisher: Entrance of the Queen of Shebab
  • Traditional/arr. Phillips: Irish Whistle: Variations on "The Star of the Country Down"
  • Bizet/arr. Hall: Selections from Carmen
Philharmonia
Jon Harris-Clippinger, Director
  • Glière/arr. Isaac: Russian Sailor's Dance from The Red Poppy
  • Buxtehude/arr. Johnson & Tircuit: Chaconne in E minor, BWV 159
  • Brahms/arr. Simpson: Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80
Youth Symphony Brass Choir
David Hodges, Director
  • Strauss/arr. A. Ligotti: Vienna Fanfare
  • Balmages: Fanfare Canzonique

Youth Symphony
Larry Garrett, Director
  • Ibert: Concerto for Flute and Orchestra, Mvt. III; Sierra Schmeltzer, soloist
  • Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Suite No. 2, Op. 64, Mvts. I, IV, VI, VII



Concerto Competition 2012
Saturday January 21, 2012
10:00 am
Unitarian Universalist Congregation 
5090 Center Ave NE, Salem; 

Performers: Alex Moxley, horn; Jacob Bonn, cello; Sarah Kim, violin; Sierra Schmeltzer, flute; Seth Miller, violin.
Everyone is invited.  Free.









Winter Concert
Sunday, December 11, 2011
3:00 pm
Smith Auditorium, Willamette University (map and campus map)

Curtains into auditorium open at 2:45 pm.

2:45 - 3:00 pm
Youth Symphony Brass Choir performs holiday music before the concert in the auditorium.


Tickets available in advance or at the door: adults $10, students and seniors $5.







Mozart Players
Mzuri Robertson and 
Deborah Ward, Directors
  • Arr. S. Dackow: Bohemian Stomp
  • Arr. R. Meyer: Bach Country Fiddles
  • Arr. T. McQuilkin: An English Folksong; with Amadeus Players 
Amadeus Players
Deborah Ward, Director
  • Caponegro: Moorish Fantasy
  • Gregson-Williams/arr. Moore: The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
  • Mozart/arr. Grusell: Rondo from Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Philharmonia
Jon Harris-Clippinger, Director
  • Herbert/arr. McAllister: March of the Toys from Babes in Toyland
  • Tchaikovsky/arr. Isaac: Capriccio Italien (abridged)
  • Saint-Saens/arr. Isaac: Bacchanale from Samson & Delilah
Youth Symphony
Larry Garrett, Director
  • Handel: Trumpet Suite, Fred Sautter, soloist
  • Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a






2010 - 2011 Concert Season





Spring Concert
Sunday, May 1, 2011
3:00 pm 
Smith Auditorium, Willamette University (map)

Tickets available in advance or at the door: adults $10, students and seniors $5.

Doors into the auditorium for the audience will open at 2:45 pm.








Amadeus Players
Deborah Ward, Director
  • Sharp: Fiddle O'Finnigan -- with Mozart Players; Conducted by Mzuri Robertson
  • Telemann: Partita
  • Morales: Relic
  • Newbold: A Hero's Journey
  • Mozart/arr. Gruselle: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Philharmonia
Jon Harris-Clippinger, Director
  • Schubert/arr. Leidig: Rosamunde Overture, Op. 26
  • Brahms/arr. Davis: "Blessed Are They," from A German Requiem, Op. 45
  • Tchaikovsky: Marche Slave, Op. 31
Youth Symphony
Larry Garrett, Director
  • Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15, Mvt. I, Zachary P. Davis, soloist
  • Smetana: Ma Vlast (My Fatherland)- Vysehrad, Moldau, Sarka






Our annual fundraiser
Saturday, March 12, 2011
7 pm




Concerto Competition 2011
Saturday, January 29, 2011
10:00 am - 12:00
Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 5090 Center Street NE. Map.

Performers: Zachary Gulaboff-Davis, piano; Jennifer Jordan, cello; Sierra Schmeltzer, flute; Jacob Bonn, cello; Zachary Broberg, trombone
Everyone is invited to listen to the performers. Free.






Winter Concert
Sunday, December 12, 2010
3:00 pm
Smith Auditorium, Willamette University (map)

Tickets available in advance or at the door: adults $10; students and seniors $5.












Amadeus Players
Deborah Ward, Director
  • Rimsky-Korsakov/arr. Hopkins: "The Young Prince and Princess" from Scheherazade 
  • Telemann/arr. Mosier: Allegro from Sonata No. 1
  • Newbold: A Soldier's Hymn  -- with The Mozart Players
  • Caponegro: Irish Suite No. 2
Philharmonia
Jon Harris-Clippinger, Director
  • Bruckner/arr. Leidig: Symphony No. 7 in A Minor, Mvt. III
  • Grainger: Mock Morris
  • Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, "Reformation," Mvt. IV
Youth Symphony
Larry Garrett, Director
  • Marcello: Concerto in C Minor for Oboe and String Orchestra, Fred Korman, soloist
  • Franck: Symphony in D Minor






Fred Korman, principal oboist in the Oregon Symphony from 1978 to 2006 and currently on the faculty at Oregon State University, is the guest soloist with the Youth Symphony.
















2009 - 2010 Concert Season





Spring Concert

Sunday, May 2, 2010
3:00 pm
North Salem High School (map)


Tickets available in advance or at the door: adults $10; students and seniors $5.











Amadeus Players
Deborah Ward, Director
  • Humperdinck/arr. Gruselle: Hansel and Gretel
  • McGinty: Hungarian Folk Fantasy
  • Corelli: Concerto Grosso No. 4 in D Major
  • Berger: Short Overture for Strings
Philharmonia
Jon Harris-Clippinger, Director
  • Berlioz/arr. Leidig: March to the Scaffold from Symphonie Fantastique
  • Ravel: Pavane
  • Stravinsky/arr. Isaac: Danse Infernal, Berceuse and Finale from The Firebird Suite
Youth Symphony
Larry Garrett, Director
  • Mendelssohn: The Hebrides Overture, Op. 26, "Fingal's Cave"
  • Haydn: Cello Concerto in C Major, Mvt. I, Andrew Ponec, soloist
  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Mvts. I, II, IV


Musical Enchantment
Friday, March 12, 2010



Concerto Competition 2010
Saturday, January 23, 2010
10:00 am - 12:15 pm
Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 5090 Center St. NE, Salem







Winter Concert
Sunday, December 13, 2009
3:00 pm
Smith Auditorium, Willamette University (map)

Tickets available at the door: adults $12; students and seniors $5.












Amadeus Players
Deborah Ward, Director
  • Bryant: Theme and Variations
  • Dall'Abaco/arr. Fisher: Concerto in B Minor, Op. 11, No. 8
  • Glière/arr. Caponegro: Russian Sailor's Dance from The Red Poppy
Philharmonia
Jon Harris-Clippinger, Director
  • Mendelssohn/arr. Rosenhaus: Wedding March from A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Dvorak/arr. Rosenhaus: Slavonic Dance in G Minor, Op. 46, No. 8
  • Gershwin/arr. Whitney: An American in Paris Suite
Youth Symphony
Larry Garrett, Director
  • Elgar: Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op. 85, Mvts. I & II, Steven Pologe, soloist
  • Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, "From the New World"

 

Steven Pologe, professor of cello at the University of Oregon School of Music, is the featured guest soloist with the Youth Symphony.