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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

Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra is recognized as an outstanding Bay Area music program receiving numerous awards from the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers. The Youth Orchestra presents several classical and youth outreach concerts each season. Consisting of nearly 90 talented music students (aged 12 to 22 years) from 46 schools and more than […]

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 […]