For Immediate Release


October 26, 2017, Columbus, Georgia—The Youth Orchestra of Greater Columbus (YOGC) is pleased to present its 2017 Fall Concert on Tuesday, Nov. 7.

This concert will feature Violinist Boris Abramov. Music will include Finale of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D Major, an arrangement of Greensleeves, Handel’s Royal Fireworks, and Bizet’s L’Arlesienne’s Suite No. 2.

This event starts at 7:30 p.m. and will be held at the RiverCenter for Performing Arts in the Bill Heard Theatre. The Youth Orchestra, led by Music Director and Conductor Jim Palmer, is comprised of two orchestras, String Orchestra and Youth Orchestra. For more information on how you can be a part of the Youth Orchestra of Greater Columbus visit www.YOGC.org or call 706.256.3614.

An art sale from members of the Columbus Artists’ Guild will be on display in the RiverCenter lobby on Friday, Oct. 27 until the end of the concert on Nov. 7.


The 2017-18 Season Sponsor is Rivertown Subaru, the Sole Hotel Sponsor is Best Western Plus, and the Concert Sponsor is VisitColumbusGA and the Columbus Consolidated Government.


Since 1993, the Youth Orchestra of Greater Columbus has been teaching the area’s most talented young musicians. Led by music director James Palmer, this outstanding orchestra program includes the Youth Orchestra made up of intermediate and advanced string, brass, wind and percussion musicians, the String Orchestra composed of young string players, chamber groups, a percussion ensemble and a summer string camp. Rehearsals are held each Monday evening during the school season at the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts. Visit www.YOGC.org for audition requirements and an application for the 2016-17 regular orchestra season.  For additional information e-mail info@yogc.org.