2018-2019 Season

The Yonkers Philharmonic Presents Free Concerts at
Saunders Trade and Technical High School
183 Palmer Road, Yonkers, N.Y.


November 11, 2018 – 3:00PM
Family Education Concert

  • Richard Strauss Serenade in E-flat major, Op.7
  • Felix Mendelssohn String Symphony No.10 in B minor, MWV N10
  • Carl Heinrich Hubler concerto for 4 horns and orchestra
    Metropolitan Horn Authority
  • Tubby the Tuba 
    Narrator, Robert Sherman

Mr. Robert Sherman

Metropolitan Horn Authority

Metropolitan Horn Authority


Save the dates for more free concerts from the Yonkers Philharmonic:

January 27, 2019 – 3:00PM – Beethoven  Festival

  • Beethoven Triple Concerto
    Daniel Phillips, Violin
    Marcy Rosen, Cello
    Morey Ritt, Piano
  • Beethoven Symphony No.3 “ Eroica”

March 17, 2019 – 3:00PM

  • Shostakovich Festive Overture
  • Glazunov Violin Concerto
    Urara Mogi, Violin
  • Elgar Enigma Variations, op 36

Saturday May 18th, 2019 – 3:00PM – Concerto Competition Winners

  • Note – this is a Saturday concert!


Congratulations again to the winners of the 40th Annual Concerto Competition!

1st place: Julia Feldman, Piano – Liszt Totentanz  S.26 for piano and orchestra
2nd place: Jun Lin, Violin – Sarasate Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20
3rd place: Juling Wang, Violin – Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, Op. 64 Mvt I&II
4th place: Rei Koyama, Violin – Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, Op. 64 Mvt III
5th place: Haruki Gonai, Double bass – Koussevitsky Double Bass Concerto, Op. 3
Honorable mention: Christopher Cho, Cello


Concerts made possible in part by ArtsWestchester with funds from the City of Yonkers and Mayor Mike Spano, Westchester County Government, Westchester County Executive Robert Astorino, The Thomas and Agnes Carvel Foundation, the East Yonkers Rotary Club,  Westchester Community Foundation, Westchester Guardian, WVOX, and loyal patrons of the arts. This project was also made possible by the Yonkers Cultural Initiative grant program of the Westchester Arts Council, which is made possible by Westchester County Board of Legislators.


The orchestra continues to remember with great fondness and admiration of our past Maestro James Sadewhite. The orchestra fondly remembers previous conductors Pasquale Pistone and Jerome Sala.

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Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra or FAOS
P. O. Box 705
Yonkers, NY
10704-0705

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