Shenandoah Valley Youth Orchestra Concert

Where Lehman Auditorium

Duration 1 hour 30 minutes

The 38-member Youth Symphony, part of EMU’s Preparatory Music program,
will perform the following works: van Suppe’s “Poet and Peasant
Overture”, Brahms’ “Hungarian Dances No. 5 & 6”, John Williams’ “Star
Wars” and Haydn’s “Toy Symphony”. Younger members of the Preparatory
Program will play a variety of whistles and noisemakers during the
Haydn Symphony.

In addition Randy Wiedemann, violin, will perform “Concerto for Violin
in E minor” by Mendelssohn. Randy, son of Dr. Werner and Charlene
Wiedemann of Luray, VA, has been studying the violin for eight years,
first with his sister (Kelly Wiedemann) and then with several
Preparatory Music teachers. His current violin teacher is Maria
Lorcas. Randy also plays the viola and is currently studying with
Kathleen Overfield-Zook. A senior at the Shenandoah Valley Academy in
New Market, VA, Randy is principal violist with the SVA Orchestra,
sings in the Honors Choir and is a member of the National Honor
society. He also enjoys sports and is a pitcher for the SVA baseball
team. He is in his fifth year with the Youth Symphony and has been
principal violist for four years. Randy plans to attend college next
fall and couble major in History and Music with viola as his principal

The Orchestra, conducted by Maria Lorcas, a violin teacher with the
Preparatory Music Program, is an auditioned ensemble of high school
players from Page, Shenandoah, Rockingham and Augusta counties. EMU
and James Madison University students will also participate as well as
several community members.

A five dollar donation is request that will benefit
scholarship students in the Preparatory Music Program.

Intended Audience General Public

Tags MUSIC, Arts

Contact Information

Name Preparatory Music

Phone # 540.432.4277