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Overture Strings, Preparatory Strings, and Debut Orchestra Spring Concert

May 6, 2023 @ 2:00 pm 5:00 pm

CYSO’s Overture Strings, Preparatory Strings, and Debut Orchestra present their Spring Concert.


Daniella Valdez, conductor, Preparatory Strings & Accelerando Strings
Anne Huynh McTighe, conductor, Overture Strings & Preparatory Strings Assistant Conductor
Dana Green, conductor, Debut Orchestra
Abby Black, Debut Orchestra Winds & Brass Coach

Overture Strings

Bud Woodruff | Dorian’s Barn
Yukiko Nishimura | Primula
Traditional (arr. Francis J. Caravella) | Finnish Folk Song Suite
Christian A. Williams | Call of Heroes

Preparatory Strings

Martin Peerson & Tielman Susato (arr. Stephen Chin) | Two Renaissance Pieces
Felix Mendelssohn (arr. Robert D. McCashin) | Fingal’s Cave (The Hebrides)
Ludwig van Beethoven (arr. Michael Hopkins) | Beethoven in Blue Jeans
Francisca “Chiquinha” Gonzaga (arr. Dion Morales) | A Sertaneja (“To Her, from the Hinterlands”)
David Bobrowitz (arr. J. Cameron Law) | Alice’s Wonderland

Debut Orchestra

Franz Liszt (arr. Douglas Stroud) | Cossack March from Mazeppa, Symphony Poem No. 6
Soon Hee Newbold (arr. Clark McAlister) | A Pirate’s Legend
Laura Brackney | Moonflower
Johannes Brahms (arr. Vernon F. Leidig) | Fourth Movement from Symphony No. 1 in C minor

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall COVID-19 Precautions
Masks are optional in most University spaces, and this applies broadly within the Bienen School of Music. However, in consideration of the unique nature of our activities, and in consultation with Northwestern leadership and medical experts, there remain certain circumstances when masking may be required. At this time, proof of vaccination is not required to attend Bienen School concerts. For more information, please visit https://www.music.northwestern.edu/coronavirus

Getting There
Pick-Staiger is located in the Arts Circle on the Evanston campus of Northwestern University. The main lobby entrance for concerts is on the west side of the building (revolving and regular doors). You can drive all the way up to the entrance to drop people off. Free parking is available in the parking structure just south of Pick-Staiger. Wheelchair accessible parking is in the same lot.

Accessibility Information
Main Floor seating is accessible for people with disabilities, and wheelchair seating is available there, designated ‘W.’ The balcony sections are only accessible via stairs, however.

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

50 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208 United States
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