An Afternoon of Concerts
Presented by Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras
December 9, 2012
Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras Presents an Afternoon of Concerts Sunday, December 9, 2012 2:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Ipswich Performing Arts Center, 134 High Street, Ipswich, MA The Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestra will be presenting “An Afternoon of Concerts” on Sunday, December 9th, at the Ipswich Performing Arts Center in Ipswich, MA. The afternoon will be split into two concerts, one at 2:30 and the other at 5:00. The earlier concert will feature the NMYO Prelude and Overture String Ensembles, Intermezzo Orchestra, Junior Flute Choir, and Flute Choir. The later concert will feature the Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, and Select Flute Choir. This event will be the first full-length concert of NMYO’s 2012-2013 season. Music Director, Gerald Dolan, reports that music by Holst, Kalinnikov, Mozart, and many other fine composers will be performed at this event. Funding for this event is provided in part by Institution for Savings. “An Afternoon of Concerts” is free and open to the public. All NMYO concerts are family-friendly, and are a great way to expose children to orchestral music in a comfortable setting while supporting the musical training of the area’s finest young musicians. A reception provided by NMYO families will be held between the two concerts. About Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras The mission of the Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras (NMYO) is to provide young musicians with exceptional ensemble training and opportunities for growth through musical performance and community service. Under the musical direction of Gerald Dolan, NMYO is the largest youth orchestra program in northeast Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. NMYO offers ensemble experience to 165+ young musicians from more than 40 North Shore, Merrimack Valley, southern New Hampshire and southern Maine communities. The Symphony Orchestra, Intermezzo Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Prelude and Overture String Ensembles have regular rehearsals on Monday afternoons at Masconomet Regional High School in Topsfield, MA. The three levels of flute ensembles meet on Sunday afternoons at Trinity Episcopal Church in Topsfield, MA. For more information, visit the NMYO website at www.nmyo.org or call (978) 309-9833.