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2016-2017 Season  - (Subject to change)

December 13: Performance
PJSO Christmas String-Along Performance
Grace Park Retirement Community
Time: 6:45 to 7:30 p.m.

Please join us for an evening of festive music!

Students:
- Please report by 6:15 p.m.
- Please remember to bring your instrument and a folding music stand.   
- Dress in festive holiday colors!

Directions:
Grace Park Retirement Community, 1170 W. Main Street, Stroudsburg, PA   570 424-8166 

January 21 & 22:  WINTER CONCERTS
Winter Concerts, 7:30 p.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall, Fine & Performing Arts Center, East Stroudsburg University - www.esu.edu

DIRECTIONS to East Stroudsburg University (ESU) -
Route I-80, exit 308. At end of exit ramp turn right on Prospect Street. Go past two traffic lights, then right on Normal Street (campus entrance). Follow signs on Normal Street for Fine and Performing Arts building. 
Fine & Performing Arts Center, Hill Street, East Stroudsburg University (ESU), East Stroudsburg, PA 18301 (Google Maps)

January 21, DRESS REHEARSAL: Wear casual clothes
PJSO, 10:00- 11:30 p.m. (report at 9:45 a.m.)
PYO, 11:30 - 2:00 p.m. (report at 11:15 a.m.)

Saturday, January 21, 7:30 p.m. PERFORMANCE: Wear concert attire
PJSO: Report at 6:30 p.m.
PYO: Report at 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, January 22, 3:00 p.m. PERFORMANCE: Wear concert attire
1:00 p.m. Warm-Up and Pictures
PJSO: Report at 2:00 p.m.
PYO: Report at 2:30 p.m.


March 5: Bus Trip
New York Youth Symphony Concert at Carnegie Hall, NYC
Concert, 2:00 p.m.

THE ITINERARY:
Sunday, March 5, 2017
    11:00 a.m.    Depart Stroudsburg Junior High School via motor coach
    1:00 p.m.    Arrive Carnegie Hall, New York City
2:00 p.m.    New York Youth Symphony Concert

THE PROGRAM:

Joshua Gersen, music director

Ethan Braun: Essential Residual (world premiere)
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 (Orli Shaham, piano)
Sibelius: Symphony No. 2
                             
    4:30 p.m.    Depart Carnegie Hall
    5:15 p.m.    Dinner stop at Willowbrook Mall Food Court in Wayne, NJ
    7:30 p.m.     Arrive Stroudsburg Junior High School

Note:
Because of the very high number of requests for tickets for this concert, it is necessary that you respond immediately. We must have your reservation and any required payment by February 27. We are running 2 motor coaches and have 100 tickets available for this trip. Reservations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please fill out the enclosed reservation and release form, include the necessary payment, and return to Mr. and Mrs. Simons on February 27. If you have any questions, please call the Directors at (610) 965-0268.    


June 3 & 4: SPRING CONCERTS
Spring Concerts, 7:30 p.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall, Fine & Performing Arts Center, East Stroudsburg University - www.esu.edu

DIRECTIONS to East Stroudsburg University (ESU) -
Route I-80, exit 308. At end of exit ramp turn right on Prospect Street. Go past two traffic lights, then right on Normal Street (campus entrance). Follow signs on Normal Street for Fine and Performing Arts building. 
Fine & Performing Arts Center, Hill Street, East Stroudsburg University (ESU), East Stroudsburg, PA 18301 (Google Maps)

June 3: DRESS REHEARSAL: Wear casual clothes
PJSO, 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. (report at 11:45 a.m.)
PYO, 1:30 - 4:00 p.m. (report at 1:15 p.m.)

Saturday, June 3, 7:30 p.m. PERFORMANCE: Wear concert attire
PJSO: Report at 6:30 p.m.
PYO: Report at 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, June 4, 3:00 p.m. PERFORMANCE: Wear concert attire
PJSO: Report at 2:00 p.m.
PYO: Report at 2:30 p.m.

June 5: Auditions
Auditions for the 2017-18 season





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The Pocono Youth Orchestra is sponsored by the Music Study Club of the Stroudsburgs.
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Updated: January 8, 2017