Space Coast Symphony Youth Orchestra to Perform Free ‘Resident Artisty’ Concert on March 8

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Donations at the concert will be gratefully accepted

Mark Nelson conducts the advanced students of the Philharmonic Orchestra, for the Space Coast Symphony YOUTH Orchestra. His group will present Resident Artistry on March 8 in Indialantic, featuring the winners of the recent concerto competition. For more information, visit SpaceCoastSymphonyYouthOrchestra.org or call 321-385-0836. (Priscilla Saad image)

BREVARD COUNTY • INDIALANTIC, FLORIDA – The Space Coast Symphony Youth Orchestra will present a free concert for the community, Resident Artistry, spotlighting its recent concerto competition winners in a performance with the advanced students of the Philharmonic Orchestra on Sunday, March 8, at 3 p.m. at Eastminster Presbyterian Church in Indialantic.

Resident Artistry will feature the Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Mark Nelson, in four works accompanying competition winners Ethan Hahn on horn, Caspian Chaharom on cello, Trevor Frier on clarinet and Payton Brown on oboe.

The audience will hear Concerto No. 2 for Clarinet, by Carl Maria von Weber; Adagio and Allegro for horn by Robert Schumann; the Cello Concerto No. 1, by Camille Saint-Saens and Theme and Variations for Oboe by Johan Hummel.

Grand prize winner of the January 2020 concerto competition, horn player Ethan Hahn will be performing his winning concerto with the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra later this year. Resident Artistry is a free concert with no ticket required.

Donations at the concert will be gratefully accepted.

An outreach of the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra, the youth orchestra for youth aged eight to 18 years rehearses weekly in preparation for performances of classical symphonic masterworks.

Grand Prize Winner of the Concerto Competition, 17-year-old Ethan Hahn of Indialantic, center, attends Satellite High School and will perform his winning horn concerto with the advanced students of the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Space Coast Symphony YOUTH Orchestra.(Priscilla Saad image)

The more than 100 SCSYO members are divided into three performing groups, to accommodate various ages and experience levels.

Executive Director for the SCSYO, Rebecca Simons is happy to once again invite the people of Brevard to hear the talented student musicians.

“This free concert will demonstrate the quality of musicianship from our ranks,” said Simons.

“Our concerto competition winners all demonstrated exceptional ability and this is their chance to shine. And as always, the talented young players of the SCSYO are eager to share the music they have been preparing for their families and the community.”

The SCSYO rehearses weekly at Highland Avenue Fellowship Church in the downtown Eau Gallie Arts District of Melbourne. The orchestras are led by a talented artistic staff of professional musicians and music educators.

For more information about the Space Coast Symphony Youth Orchestra or future auditions, please visit SpaceCoastSymphonyYouthOrchestra.org or call 321-385-0836.

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