Space Coast Symphony Youth Orchestra to Present Annual Holiday Concert ‘Snowman Season’ Dec.12
By Space Coast Daily // December 2, 2021
For additional information call 888-252-8290
BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA BEACH, FLORIDA – The Space Coast Symphony YOUTH Orchestra will present its annual holiday concert with participation from all three of its musical groups on Sunday, December 12, at 3:30 PM at Cocoa Beach Junior/Senior High School, 1500 Minutemen Causeway, in Cocoa Beach.
Snowman Season will feature favorite musical works that bring to mind a nip in the air and the joy of the holidays.
A sneak peeks at some of the repertoires reveals the Academy Orchestra’s beginning string players will shine with “Sleigh Ride in the Park” and “A Christmas Symphony” medley.
The intermediate players of the Symphony Orchestra will delight with, “A Midwinter Fantasy” and “Jingle Rock.”
The audience will already be in the holiday spirit when the advanced Philharmonic Orchestra students take to the stage under the direction of Maestro Mark Nelson, performing “The Bells of Christmas” and everyone’s holiday favorite– Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite. The 90-minute Snowman Season concert is free of charge.
An outreach of the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra, the youth orchestra for youth aged eight to 20 years rehearses weekly in preparation for performances of classical symphonic masterworks. For more information, visit SCSYO.us or call 888-252-8290.
Space Coast Symphony YOUTH Orchestra Executive Director, Jensee Lee is looking forward to a festive concert by the three groups of players.
“The holiday concert is always fun for the students to prepare,” said Ms. Lee.
“In addition to the overall excitement of the season, the youth musicians are presenting works that are upbeat and a joy to listen to. We are so pleased that Brevard has embraced the efforts of these dedicated young people. Come out — it’s a beautiful concert.”
The theme for the Space Coast Symphony Youth Orchestra 2021-22 season is Enlightenment, a reference to the optimism, vision, joy, and light provided by music.
The SCSYO members are divided into three performing groups, to accommodate various ages and experience levels.
Weekly rehearsals for the 2021-22 season are held at Temple Israel of Brevard in Viera, following current COVID-19 protocols by Brevard Public Schools, the International Coalition of Arts Organizations Aerosol Study, and the American String Teachers Association Return to Learning Guidelines.
The orchestras are led by a talented artistic staff of professional musicians and music educators.
The spring session of 2022 will include a concerto competition and the resulting concert of the winners. The season-ending concert will be alongside the adult members of the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Aaron T. Collins.
For more information about the Space Coast Symphony YOUTH Orchestra or future auditions, please visit SCSYO.us or call 888-252-8290.
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