The Flagler Youth Orchestra’s top ensemble, the Harmony Chamber Orchestra, performs a concert to benefit the FYO at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 2 at a new venue for the musicians: First Baptist Church in Bunnell, 2301 Commerce Parkway.
Flagler Youth Orchestra
Many thousands of students have enrolled in the free Flagler Youth Orchestra’s strings program through the years, with some 400 enrolling each fall. Its open house is next week.
The Flagler Youth Orchestra’s most advanced ensemble will perform the tour de force at Palm Coast United Methodist Church’s Concert Series at 4 p.m. Saturday. It’s free.
This is the Youth Orchestra’s 12th season and the first of of its full-orchestra performances this year, with 275 students in five ensembles and the faculty quartet performing some 14 works.
The free concert, under the direction of Paige Dashner Long, will feature a joint performance with the Flagler Youth Orchestra’s most advanced players.
Some 250 people turned out for the Palm Coast Arts Foundation’s groundbreaking Thursday at its new home in Town Center, with poetry and a live performance by a Flagler Youth Orchestra ensemble.
The Youth Orchestra’s top performing ensemble will play numerous pieces at a fund-raiser for the orchestra and Salvo Art Project Friday evening, ahead of FYO’s first major concert of the year at the Flagler Auditorium on Dec. 9.
The Flagler Youth Orchestra’s 30th major concert in 10 years features a collaboration with the FPC band in a full symphonic rendition of Santana’s “Smooth,” among some 18 pieces to be performed Monday evening at the Flagler Auditorium.
The Chamber Players of Palm Coast are in concert at Palm Coast United Methodist Church Sunday, March 22, at 3:30 p.m., with a special appearance by the Flagler Youth Orchestra’s Harmony Chamber ensemble, the youth orchestra’s most advanced group.
Cheryl Tristam stressed the importance of making music education accessible to every child regardless of background or ability as she received an award bestowed periodically on community members who have had a broad impact on students.