Youth Orchestra performs holiday favorites at CherryVale Dec. 1
From press release
Rockford Symphony Orchestra announces a special appearance by the Rockford Symphony Youth Orchestra (RSYO) Brass Choir performing traditional and popular holiday favorites outside the first-level CherryVale Mall entrance of Bergner’s from 7 to 7:45 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 1.
This ensemble will be directed by RSYO Conductor Dan Black and represents the brass section of the RSYO. The Brass Choir is composed of nine students representing schools from throughout the area, including the following by instrument:
French horn: Colette Metras, Rock Valley College; Rachelle Huffman, Rockton Hononegah High School; and Martin Willette, Rockford Lutheran High School.
Trumpet: Nate Moe, home-schooled, and Paul Milius, Rockford Guilford High School.
Trombone: Mike Kikta, Rockford Auburn High School, and Caleb Johnson, Machesney Park Harlem High School.
Euphonium: K.C. Dietz, Stillman Valley High School.
Tuba: Ashley Johnson, Winnebago High School.
From the November 25-December 1, 2009 issue
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