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As we begin to safely resume gathering and rediscovering all the great things downtown has to offer, we’re especially excited to get back to all the fun events we’ve missed so much!
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On Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 3:00 p.m., the Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra (DPYO) will present its annual Spring Concert at the Schuster Center in downtown Dayton. This is the last concert in the 81st season of the DPYO, founded in 1937 by Paul Katz, with an impressive 94 student musicians performing under the direction of Dr. Patrick Reynolds, Conductor of the Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and Associate Conductor of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra.
The Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra is made up of 94 members from 24 area schools and homeschools. The orchestra brings together the greater Dayton area’s most gifted young orchestra musicians, providing the opportunity to study and perform a broad range of orchestral repertoire. The DPYO is committed to inspiring an overall cultural awareness and appreciation of music in its members and audiences.
The concert will include a performance of John Rutter’s Mass of the Children, a major work for chorus and orchestra featuring the Kettering Children’s Choir and two soloists–soprano Alaina Saliba and baritone Ian Jones. The concert will close with American composer Aaron Copland’s vivacious Suite from Billy the Kid, one of a trio of iconic ballets he composed in the 1930s and 1940s.
Tickets for the Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra Spring Concert are $10.00. They can be purchased at the door on the day of the concert, or they can be reserved ahead of time by calling Ruth Reveal at (937) 224-3521, ext. 1118. The DYPO Spring Concert is open seating.