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Oakland Youth Chorus

Founded in 1974, the Oakland Youth Chorus unites diverse communities and transforms young people’s lives through excellence in music education and community performance. The Youth Chorus welcomes and serves all children and youth, celebrates their cultures and unique strengths, and connects them to each other in the East Bay to use their voices for change needed to bring harmony to our world. […]

Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra Winter Concert

José Pablo Moncayo (1912-1958) Huapango Born in Guadalajara, Moncayo studied composition with Carlos Chávez, played jazz piano in local cabarets, and eventually became the conductor of the Mexican National Symphony Orchestra. He was one of the “Group of Four” Mexican composers  who were dedicated to promoting a national music. He and another member, Blas Galindo, […]

Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra Fall Concert 2018

Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor,   Op. 33 Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921) “Not so very long ago,” wrote Saint-Saëns in the early 1870s, “a French composer who was daring enough to venture on to the terrain of instrumental music had no other means of getting his work performed than to give a concert himself and […]

Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra Spring Concert

Michael Giacchino (b.1967): Star Trek Born in Riverside Township, New Jersey, Giacchino studied filmmaking at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. While working in marketing at Disney, he studied music composition at the Juilliard School and at UCLA. He became a producer at Disney’s Interactive Division where he wrote music for video […]