The Yonkers Philharmonic Presents Free Concerts at
Saunders Trade and Technical High School
183 Palmer Road, Yonkers, N.Y.
January 27, 2019 – 3:00PM
4th Annual Beethoven Festival
Beethoven Symphony No.3 in Eb Major, Op.55 “Eroica”
Beethoven Concerto for Violin, Cello and Piano in C Major, Op.56
THE 41st ANNUAL CONCERTO COMPETITION
Sponsored by the Fine Arts Orchestral Society
1st place $1,000 * 2nd place $800 * 3rd place $700
4th place $500 * 5th place $400 * Honorable Mention $200
The five winners will be presented as soloists with the Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra in a special concert under the baton of maestro Tong Chen, on Saturday May 18th, 2019 at 3:00 PM, at Saunders Trades and Technical High School. Robert Sherman will be the Master of Ceremonies.
Save the dates for more free concerts from the Yonkers Philharmonic:
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!
Hubler Horn Concerto – Vivace
Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra
Tong Chen – Artistic Director
Metropolitan Horn Authority
(November 11, 2018)
More videos here!
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.
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
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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.