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If you have made purchases or incurred expenses on behalf of York Music Boosters, please click here for a printable Reimbursement Request form. Complete the form and submit with receipts to York Music Boosters treasurer, Jen Irby, at jen@info-trex.com.

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Summer Community Band and Summer String Orchestra

Tuesdays, June 17 through July 29 - Summer Community Band and Summer String Orchestra - practices at York High School, in the evening.

Performances under the stars in Wilder Park:

  • String Orchestra - July 8, 7:00 pm
  • Community Band - July 22, 7:00 pm
  • Jazz Band - July 29, 7:00 pm

Registration opens May 3rd through the Elmhurst Park District.  For more information, please check out the Elmhurst Park District website at http://www.epd.org/programs/music.

Posted by: Sue Chamberlin
Published: 4/23/14

York Symphony Strings to play with the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra!

Date: Saturday, May 10, 2014
Time: 7:00pm 
Venue: Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church, 149 W Brush Hill Road

Program:

  • Night on Bald Mountain ... Modest Mussorgsky/Korsakov
  • Nutcracker Suite, Suite No. 1 ... Piotr Illych Tchaikovsky
  • Rite of Spring ... Igor Stravinsky

In one of the ESO's most eventful season finales ever, music from Walt Disney's landmark film Fantasia takes center stage.  Over one hundred strings will combine with full winds and brass as the York High School Symphony Strings plays side-by-side with ESO musicians on Mussorgsky's Night on Bald Mountain. Dances from Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker ballet will please listeners of all ages.  Stravinsky's Rite of Spring, one of the most astounding pieces in music history, will be presented with a special multi-media salute on the occasion of the work's one hundred and first anniversary. Find out what really caused the "Riot of the Rite" in 1913.

Tickets: General admission seating - reduced rate ticket form is attached

Parking: Additional parking available in the Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Orange Lot (3 min. walk)

Duration: Concerts generally run around 2 hours with one intermission

Check out the crowd link for more info: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/fantasia-salute

Posted by: Sue Chamberlin
Published: 4/23/14

Hey Music Students and Parents!

Apply for summer music camp scholarships!  Due by April 25th. Click here for more information.

Posted by: Sue Chamberlin
Published: 3/25/14

End of School Year Performances

The 2013-2014 season ends with a full schedule as usual!  Please mark your calendars and join us for the following:

  • Thursday, April 24 - 7:30 p.m. - York Jazz Concert in the Commons - ice cream sundae bar, $3.00 per person
  • Tuesday, April 29 - 7:30 p.m. - Cadet and Concert Band concert - auditorium
  • Thursday, May 1 - 7:30 p.m. - Symphonic Band concert - auditorium, followed by a reception to honor graduating seniors in the York cafeteria
  • Thursday, May 8 - 7:30 p.m. - Choral Concert - auditorium, followed by a reception to honor graduating seniors in the York cafeteria
  • Saturday, May 10 - at University of Illinois - Symphonic Band performs at Superstate! Buses. Performance time is 4:30 p.m. in the Krannert Center.
  • Tuesday, May 13 - 7:30 p.m. - Cadet and Concert Orchestra concert - auditorium
  • Thursday, May 15 - 7:30 p.m. - Symphony Orchestra concert - auditorium, followed by a reception to honor graduating seniors in the York cafeteria featuring concerto winners, John Mazzocco, violin, and Rebecca Overend, oboe
  • Sunday, May 18 - 1:00 p.m. - combined Symphony and Concert full Orchestra performs at Graduation (not graduating seniors) - Field house
  • Monday, May 26 - 9:30 a.m. - Marching Band performs in Memorial Day parade. 

Next Music Boosters Meeting

Next meeting:
Monday, May 12, 2014
7:00 pm
(this is a change from the original schedule)

Band Room
(Please use doors to Academic Building, they should be open by 6:30 pm.)

Click here for a complete list of
2013-2014 Music Boosters meetings.

2013 Band Lock-In

Help Wanted

Hey Music Parents! We need help with ticket sales before concerts. PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO.

I'm With the Band Sweatshirt

If you would like an "I'm With The Band" sweatshirt, please email Mr. Riddle with your size (adult S, M, L, or XL).  Price is $20.00.

Patron Passes

Patron Passes will be available for pick up at all concerts.  You can purchase your Patron Pass on line at any time. 

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