2019–2020 Season


HYO Fall Concert

The Music of Antiquity
Venue: Trinity United Methodist Church
Date/Time: October 20, 2019 @ 2:00pm
Overview: Students of the HYO present great orchestral music. Orchestras include Huntsville Youth Symphony, Sinfonia, Philharmonia, and Concert Orchestra.
Concert Description: The Concert Orchestra, Philharmonia, Sinfonia and Huntsville Youth Symphony will explore music from, and inspired by, Antiquity. Our students, and audience, will be transported to Ancient Greece and Ancient Egypt. They will explore the music of the Celts, the Vikings, and more. The HYS will perform works by Armenian composer, Aram Khachaturian. Julia Dina, concertmaster of the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra will join the HYS performing two Romanzas by Beethoven.
Media Release: Printable Flyer

 

Holiday Concert

Venue: Randolph School’s Thurber Auditorium
Date/Time: December 7, 2019 @ 10:30am
Overview: For the Holiday Concert the HYO orchestras will play a selection of holiday, pops, and light classical favorites.

 

HYO Winter Concert – Music of, and inspired by, Africa

Venue: Asbury United Methodist Church
Date/Time: March 1, 2020 @ 3:00pm
Overview: HYO orchestras feature overtures, arias, and choruses from the world’s great operas.
Concert Description: Novice Strings, Intermezzo Orchestra, Concert Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, and Sinfonia Orchestra will explore great music from, and inspired by, Africa, including Siyahamba (traditional South African melody) by Douglas Wagner.

 

HYS Winter Concert – Music of, and inspired by, Africa

Venue: Asbury United Methodist Church
Date/Time: March 8, 2020 @ 3:00pm
Overview: The Huntsville Youth Symphony, in collaboration with the UNA music department, presents a spectacular concert of operatic favorites.
Concert Description: The Huntsville Youth Symphony will present great music from, and inspired by, Africa. Selections include “Africa – The Symphony.” This concert is a collaboration with the University of Alabama Huntsville percussion studio, featuring African style percussion on both authentic and Western percussion instruments.

 

HYO Grand Finale Spring Concerts – Music Inspired by Indigenous (Native) Americans

Venue: Trinity United Methodist Church
Date/Time: May 17, 2020 @ 2:00pm & 4:00pm
Overview: The Huntsville Youth Orchestra Grand Finale Concert. Novice, Intermezzo, Concert Orchestra, and Philharmonia from 2pm-4pm. Sinfonia and HYS from 4pm-6pm.
Concert Description:
2-4pm: Novice Strings, Intermezzo, Concert, and Philharmonia Orchestras will feature music inspired by Native Americans from South America (Aztec Dance by Michael Story) all the way to Canada (Land of the Silver Birch by VirginiaCroft).
4-6pm: The Sinfonia and the Huntsville Youth Symphony will feature music inspired by Native Americans. Selections include the “Indian Suite” by Edward McDowell and a portion of Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9, “From the New World.” The young Armenian duduk scholar and virtuoso, Arsen Petrosyan, will join the Huntsville Youth Symphony, performing a concerto for duduk and orchestra. The duduk is an ancient woodwind instrument with origins dating back to 1500 BC.  It is indigenous to Armenia, although variations are found in other regions of the Caucus mountains.

 

Other Musical Events

Carols of Christmas

Venue: Trinity United Methodist Church
Date/Time: December 8th and 9th, 2019 @ 6:30pm
Overview: Huntsville Youth Symphony only with the Trinity Choir.  Tickets are required, but are free in advance at the Trinity UMC office.

 

Panoply Festival of the Arts

Venue: Big Spring Park
Date/Time: TBD
Overview: Sinfonia Only

 

Tickets

Tickets are only required for the Carols of Christmas concert and are free in advance at the Trinity United Methodist Church office.  Please consider making a donation to support these exceptional opportunities for our students!

 

Venues and Parking

Trinity United Methodist Church

Address: 607 Airport Rd SW, Huntsville, AL 35802

Concerts are in the main sanctuary on the North side of the Trinity Campus.

Parking: Free on-site parking in the parking lot.

 

Randolph School’s Thurber Auditorium

Address: 4909 Garth Rd SE, Huntsville, AL 35802

Parking: Free on-site parking in the parking lot.

 

Asbury United Methodist Church

Address:980 Hughes Rd, Madison, AL 35758

Parking: Free on-site parking in the parking lot.