YOUTH ORCHESTRA TO PRESENT A FALL CONCERT AND ART AUCTION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SEPTEMBER 30, 2016, Columbus, Georgia—The Youth Orchestra of Greater Columbus (YOGC) is pleased to present a fall concert, A Harvest of Sound, and art auction featuring paintings, photos, and drawings from over thirty-three artists from the Columbus Artists’ Guild on October 25, 2016. This concert features “A Tale of Four Trees” with narration, “Concerto in G (Two Mandolin Concerto),” “The Water is Wide,” “Murphy’s Jig,” “Music for the Royal Fireworks Overture” “The Plow that Broke the Plains” with narration, and the “Rakoczy March.” The art for the art auction will be on display in the RiverCenter lobby between October 11th and October 25th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for preview and early bidding. An art auction reception finale will be held in the Patrons Room from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on October 25th followed by a concert starting at 7:30 p.m. in the Bill Heard Theatre at RiverCenter for the Performing Arts. All proceeds from the art auction will benefit the Youth Orchestra of Greater Columbus. The concert is free and general admission. For more information about the concert visit www.yogc.org or call 706.256.3614. The YOGC music program, led by music director James Palmer, 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; ensembles including a percussion ensemble, two string quartets, a woodwind quintet, a brass quintet, a violin ensemble; and a summer string camp. 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.

We are beyond thrilled to perform our first concert of the season. The students have worked hard during rehearsals and will wow the audience! The art auction is sure to please with a variety of artwork to choose from. We invite all to come join us for a fun evening of art and music. -Jim Palmer, YOGC Music Director

A Harvest of Sound is sponsored by 2016-17 season sponsor Aflac; concert sponsor Rivertown Subaru; media sponsor PMB Broadcasting; and art auction sponsor Columbus Artists’ Guild.

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; ensembles including a percussion ensemble, two string quartets, a woodwind quintet, a brass quintet, a violin 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.

 

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