2018-2019 Season

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

Summer concert – Untermeyer Park
Saturday, July 28 at 7:30 PM – 10 PM

Untermyer Park, 945 N. Broadway in Yonkers

The Untermyer Performing Arts Council presents:

The Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra, under the baton of Tong Chen, featuring music from around the world

Please bring your own chair or blanket and enjoy a free open-air concert.

In case of rain, the concert will take place at Saunders Trades & Technical High School, 183 Palmer Road, in Yonkers. For updated concert venue information, call 914-375-3435.

Special thanks to:
The Fine Arts Orchestral Society of Yonkers
Mayor Mike Spano
Yonkers Department of Parks, Recreation & Conservation
NY State Senator Shelley Mayer
Performances are made possible in part by ArtsWestchester with funds from the Westchester County Government and County Executive George Latimer.

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

  • November 4, 2018 – 3:00PM
  • January 27, 2019 – 3:00PM – Beethoven  Festival
  • March 17, 2019 – 3:00PM- Family Education  Concert
  • May 18th, 2019 – 3:00PM Concerto Competition Winners

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



Thank you Westchester Community Foundation!

We are the proud recipients of a $12,000 Grant from the Westchester Community Foundation.  The source of this grant is the Rudyard & Emanuella Reimss Memorial Fund.  This Grant will Support our Third Annual Beethoven Festival

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.

Donations in memory of Maestro Sadewhite, Maestro Sala,  or Maestro Pistone to the Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra can be made by sending a check to:

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

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