The YSO Alumni Blog

Halloween Show Tickets Sold Out

Tickets for the 2014 Halloween Show Sold out in a record 90 seconds after they went on sale at 11:59 PM last night, October 20.

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From Julia Randel, CC ‘93
 

Greetings from Holland, Michigan! I am on the faculty at Hope College, where I teach music history and world music, and was recently appointed chair of the music department. My research is on Stravinsky’s ballets. The old tuba is mostly sad and lonely these days, though I dusted it off for an Easter gig this year. I’m excited to relive…

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From Scott Hempling, BR ‘78
 

Rusty but still have my thumb callous. I did a recital of Handel, Vivaldi, Bloch and Bach at my mother’s retirement home in June, where I also play for High Holy Day services and the occasional Sunday church service. My great friend and superb violinist, Jane Stewart (long with the National Symphony Orchestra), lowered herself to turn pages for my…

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From Valerie Norton, PC ‘87
 

I’m so excited to see this page and to hear about a reunion in 2015-16! Powers that be, PLEASE don’t have it in February. I know that’s a popular month for this kind of thing, but it really is tough for alums coming from far away who have to struggle with weather delays and cancelled flights. As for me, I’m…

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Congratulations to the YSO Class of 2014

Congratulations to the YSO Class of 2014

Congratulations to our newest graduates!  We will miss them on and off the stage as our section leaders, soloists, role models, and friends. This class has led the orchestra through the last few years with strength and grace. Thanks for an extraordinary four years – we can’t wait to see where the coming years take all of you.  

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