2016 Young People’s Concerts

The Wheeling Symphony’s Young People’s Concerts provide thousands of elementary school students and their teachers with the great opportunity to experience high quality, age-appropriate symphonic programming.  Magic Circle Mime Company and the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra present The Listener. This year’s tour schedule is:

  • Monday, April 4th -YPC at The Capitol Theatre, Wheeling, WV – 12:30 p.m. performance
  • Tuesday, April 5th – YPC at J.B. Chambers Performing Arts Center, Wheeling, WV- 9:30 a.m. & 11:15 a.m. performances
  • Wednesday, April 6th -YPC at Washington Park School- 10:45 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. performances
  • Friday, April 8th -YPC at The Scottish Rite, Steubenville, OH-9:30 a.m. & 11:15 a.m. performances

Sponsors include:

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  • Helen J. Prince Foundation
  • Schenk Charitable Trust
  • Hess Family Foundation
  • W.E. Stone Foundation
  • American Electric Power
  • Robert L. and Helen E. Levenson Charitable Trust
  • Ohio River Border Initiative

 

For more information about the Wheeling Symphony’s Young People’s Concert Tour, please call Lauren Baker at 304.232.6191.

Follow this link for the 2016 YPC Teachers Guide

2016 YPC Teacher’s Guide audio samples

 

A Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra – Benjamin Britten – Theme B (Woodwinds)

 

A Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra – Benjamin Britten – Theme C (Brass)

 

A Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra – Benjamin Britten – Theme D (Strings)

 

A Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra – Benjamin Britten – Theme E (Percussion)

 

A Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra – Benjamin Britten – Theme F (Full Orchestra)

 

A Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra – Benjamin Britten – Fugue

 

King Stephen Overture – Beethoven

 

Polka from “The Age of Gold” – Shostakovich

 

Raiders March (from the movie Raiders of the Lost Ark) – Williams

 

“Dance of the Little Swans” – Swan Lake (Suite, Op. 20 – Dance #3) – Tchaikovsky

 

“Entrance of the Toreadors” – Carmen (Suite No. 1 – Les Toreadors – Bizet)

 

Symphony No. 39 – Finale – Mozart

 

***If you were unable to attend the February 23 Teacher Workshop, you may view the footage by clicking the link below***

https://vimeo.com/156872710/d94c2bdf0e