2017-2018 Season

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

• Free Concert •
Sunday, May 20, 2018 3:00pm
Congratulations to the winners of the 40th Annual Concerto Competition!
See more here about this year’s 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


It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear friend and board member Josephine Caruso, the chairperson of our Concerto Competition committee since its inception 40 years ago.


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.

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

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