Events

Concerts and special events for the current season.

Event Tickets

Ticket prices for orchestra concerts at Norwalk Concert Hall are:

  • Adults - $15
  • Seniors and students - $10
  • Season Pass - $37.50

Potential members and their families, music teachers, and children age 5 and under are admitted free.

Chamber Music Recitals and Master Classes are free.

To purchase tickets, contact the NYS office at (203) 866-4100 or visit the Ticket Sales desk on the day of the concert.


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Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 7:00 pm

It’s going to be a night of rock-symphonic fusion at INTAKE Music’s Annual Cultural Crossover Concert! Join us for this collaboration among INTAKE’s Native Instrument Academy, Norwalk Youth Symphony's Concert Orchestra, and Band Together CT, a not-to-be-missed event featuring 100 musicians.

Tickets available at INTAKEMUSIC.ORG

Norwalk Concert Hall at City Hall
125 East Ave.
Norwalk, CT 06851

Sunday, November 13, 2016 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

NYS Open Rehearsal

Norwalk City Hall
125 East Ave.
Norwalk, CT 06851

In December, NYS will hold auditions for student musicians interested in joining us for the remainder of the season.  These specific auditions are open to all instruments other than flutists or intermediate/advanced cellists.

Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 3:00 pm

FALL Concert

Norwalk Concert Hall at City Hall
125 East Ave.
Norwalk, CT 06851

 

Concert Program (Click to show/hide)

PRELUDE ORCHESTRA

    HAYDN/Moreno The Bird from the finale of the String Quartet
    TCHAIKOVSKY/Gruselle Dance of the Reed Flutes
    Traditional Russian Folk Song/Gruselle Postcards from Russia

PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRAL WINDS

    DEL BORGO Songs of the Whaleman
    BROEGE The Headless Horseman
    CLARK Dance of the Harlequins

PHILHARMONIA STRING ORCHESTRA

    ANDERSSEN/McCashin Allegro from Concerto in D Major
    TCHAIKOVSKY/Longfield Andante from Symphony No. 6
    BALMAGES Lyric Metal

CONCERT ORCHESTRA

    ELGAR Enigma Variations: Enigma, IV,V,VIII, IX
    DVORAK Symphony No. 9 (New World) IV. Allegro con fuoco

PRINCIPAL ORCHESTRA

    SIBELIUS Symphony No. 1

Sunday, December 4, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Summer music Program fair

Norwalk Concert Hall at City Hall 
125 East Ave., Norwalk, CT

Representatives from summer music camps will be attending and range from those geared for younger students to summer programs held at colleges. This event is free and open to the public.

Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 5:00 pm

NYS concerto competition

Norwalk Concert Hall at City Hall 
125 East Ave., Norwalk, CT

The NYS sponsors a Concerto Competition every year for members of the Principal Orchestra. The winner is invited to perform a movement of a concerto with the orchestra at the Winter Concert. 

Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Winter Concert

Norwalk Concert Hall at City Hall
125 East Ave.
Norwalk, CT 06851

The Winter Concert features a performance by the winner of the NYS Concerto Competition.

Concert Program (Click to show/hide)

CONCERT ORCHESTRA

    BIZET Carmen Suite No. 1 Prelude, Aragonaise
                          Suite No. 2 Habanera                                                                                                                         Suite No. 1 Les Toreadors
    BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67, IV. Allegro

PRELUDE ORCHESTRA

    VERDI/Hall Grand March from Aida
    George LEYBOURNE/Lipton The Flying Trapeze
    DEBUSSY/
Caputo  Golliwogg’s Cakewalk

PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRAL WINDS

   Rimsky-Korsakov/Bocook Procession of the Nobles
   David Holsinger On a Hymnsong of Philip Bliss
   David Maslanka Rollo takes a Walk

PHILHARMONIA STRINGS ORCHESTRA

   Prokofiev/Wieloszynski Troika from Lt. Kije
   Strauss/Isaas Fledermaus Waltzes
   Richard Meyer Incantations

PRINCIPAL ORCHESTRA

   Strauss Emperor Waltz, Op. 437
   Lalo Cello Concerto in D Minor, Andante featuring Wujin Kim 2017 Concerto Competition Winner
   Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op. 56a


   

Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Side-by-Side Concert with Norwalk Symphony Orchestra

Norwalk Concert Hall at City Hall
125 East Ave.
Norwalk, CT 06851

Sunday, May 7, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm

NYS Open House

Norwalk Concert Hall at City Hall
125 East Ave.
Norwalk, CT 06851

Prospective members, their families, and teachers are invited to attend our annual Open House. Let us share with you the wonderful and enriching experience that NYS can offer the young musician!

  • Learn about the NYS organization and programs.
  • Meet the conductors, musicians and staff. A question and answer session will be held at 3 pm.
  • Observe the NYS orchestras in rehearsal.
  • Listen to excerpts from this season's performances by Prelude, Philharmonia Winds, and Philharmonia Strings.
  • Listen to excerpts of from this season's performances by Concert and Principal Orchestras

Contact us for more information.

Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Mother's Day Concert

Norwalk Concert Hall at City Hall
125 East Ave.
Norwalk, CT 06851

The annual Mother's Day Concert marks the end of the Norwalk Youth Symphony's concert season.

The concert traditionally includes the presentation of our graduating seniors and awarding of the Ramer Memorial Scholarship, which is granted to a deserving senior as chosen by their peers on the basis of leadership, commitment, preparation, and attendance.


Concert Program (Click to show/hide)

To be announced.

 

Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Principal Orchestra at Carnegie Hall with empire state youth orchestra

Carnegie Hall
881 7th Avenue at 57th Street
New York, NY 10019

Sarasate Zigeunerwiesen with guest artist Sirena Huang
Bartok Concerto for Orchestra