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Oswego Community Youth Orchestra Announces Fall 2017 Concerts

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(From left to right)  Back: Nolan Callahan, Anna-Carole Samson, James May, Andrew Smith, Dominic Fischel, Ethann Browne  Middle: Leanna Restani, Ruhma Khawaja, Kirsten Bell, Elyse Maniccia, Cassie Romeo  Front: Jenna Garcia, Elizabeth Bush, Melissa Chun, Tommy May (missing) Gillian Clark (From left to right) Back: Nolan Callahan, Anna-Carole Samson, James May, Andrew Smith, Dominic Fischel, Ethann Browne Middle: Leanna Restani, Ruhma Khawaja, Kirsten Bell, Elyse Maniccia, Cassie Romeo Front: Jenna Garcia, Elizabeth Bush, Melissa Chun, Tommy May (missing) Gillian Clark Michael Callahan photo

The Oswego Community Youth Orchestra (OCYO) is pleased to announce their Fall Concerts:

Thursday, November 16, 2017, 7:00PM at G. Ray Bodley High School, Fulton, NY and Sunday, November 19, 2017, 7:00PM at Sheldon Ballroom, SUNY Oswego, Oswego, NY. Tickets are available at the door for a minimal fee. With Special Guest: SUNY Oswego Community Orchestra.

The program consists of exciting selections including:

Theme from “Game of Thrones” -- Djawadi/Moore

L’Estro Armonico -- Vivaldi/Bach/Lipton

Andante Cantabile, from Petite Symphonie -- Gounod/Moreno

City of Stars, from La La Lan -- Hurwitz/Kazik

Allegro Molto, from Gran Partita, K. 361 -- Mozart/Wagner

The Oswego Community Youth Orchestra seeks to challenge and nurture young area musicians to strive for excellence, to explore their role in humanity, and to contribute beauty to the community, through the study and performance of orchestral music.

OCYO is conducted by Juan Francisco La Manna is orchestra director at the State University of New York at Oswego, Artistic Director and conductor of Oswego Opera, and conductor of the Oswego Youth Orchestra. Prior to his appointment at SUNY, Dr. La Manna was conductor for the State Ballet of Missouri, where he directed the St. Louis and Kansas City Symphonies; he was also music director of the Northland Symphony and the Lawrence Chamber Orchestra.

The Oswego Community Youth Orchestra thanks the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau for their support and local area businesses. Special thanks to the Fulton Board of Education and the Music Department at SUNY Oswego for letting us perform in their beautiful halls, and to the string teachers of the Oswego and Fulton School districts.

For more information about the concerts, OCYO, and how to join OCYO call (315) 312-0701 or www.ocyo.org. Audition brochure is also on the web site. To be advised of special events, such as concerts, fundraiser breakfasts, and other special events, please email [email protected]

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