The Yonkers Philharmonic Presents Free Concerts at
Saunders Trade and Technical High School
183 Palmer Road, Yonkers, NY
Congratulations to the Winners of the 41st Annual Concerto Competition
for their fabulous performances on May 18, 2019
First Prize (tie) – Sponsored by Roberto and Allison Mignone
Bethany Bobbs – cello
Dvorak: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104 (Finale)
First Prize (tie) – Sponsored by the FAOS Board
Juling Wang – violin
Barber: Violin Concerto, Op.14 (Allegro, Presto)
Third Prize – Sponsored by Conrad Caruso
Sofia Ricciarini – soprano
Mozart: Una Donna a quindici anni (Cosi fan tutti)
Mozart: Vedrai carino (Don Giovanni)
Handel:V’adoro Pupille (Julius Cesar)
Fourth Prize – Sponsored by the Caruso Family
Miranda Margulis-Ohnuma – oboe
Marcello: Oboe Concerto in C minor
Fifth Prize – Sponsored by the Sala Family
Elizabeth Chun – violin
Wieniawski: Violin Concerto No.2, Op.22 (Allegro)
Congratulations to all the winners as well as to
Brian Zhou honorable mention (English horn)
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Beethoven Symphony #3 “Eroica” – IV Allegro molto Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra Tong Chen – Artistic Director (January 2019)
This concert is made possible through a Yonkers Initiative Grant from ArtsWestchester
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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This season is made possible in part by ArtsWestchester with funds from the Westchester County Government
ArtsWestchester Community Service Award
Established in 1965 as the Council for the Arts in Westchester, we are New York State’s largest private, not-for-profit service organization, working to ensure the availability and accessibility of the arts for all of the county’s residents. In 1975, we were named by Westchester County government as the County’s designated arts council and we became one of several united arts funds in the country, providing grants and technical support to cultural organizations and artist residencies in the community.
ArtsWestchester gave the Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra an award for Community Service in 2012.
Westchester Community Foundation
The Westchester Community Foundation just awarded us a $15,000 grant for our 5th annual Beethoven Festival concert to be performed on January 27, 2019.
THE WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY FOUNDATION’S (WCF) http://www.wcf-ny.org mission is to connect generous people to the causes they care about and invest in transformative ideas and organizations to improve lives and strengthen our community. WCF is a division of the New York City Community Trust, one of the largest community foundations in the country with assets of approximately $2.6 billion.