The Oklahoma Youth Orchestra Guest Artist Concert will take place on Sunday beginning at 3 p.m. The concert will be at the Armstrong Auditorium, at 14400 S. Bryant, in Edmond; the auditorium is just north of the intersection of Bryant and Waterloo in Logan County.
Under the direction of John Clinton, the Oklahoma Youth Orchestra is an auditioned ensemble of 85 of the most advanced high school musicians, and is the premier youth orchestra in Oklahoma. It is the flagship orchestra of the Oklahoma Youth Orchestras program, which sponsors 10 instrumental ensembles with a total enrollment of 360 students. Clinton is dean of the College of Fine Arts and Design at the University of Central Oklahoma, and has served as the conductor since 1992.
Hong Zhu, violinist, and Tess Remy-Schumacher, cellist, both members of the faculty at the University of Central Oklahoma, will perform the Double Concerto for Violin and Cello by Johannes Brahms with the Oklahoma Youth Orchestra.
Admission to the concert is $5; families are $10, and student admission is $2.
The concert is partially funded through grants from the Oklahoma Arts Council, Chesapeake Energy Corporation, the Kirkpatrick Foundation and the Kirkpatrick Family Fund. The Oklahoma Youth Orchestras is a member agency of Allied Arts, and all concerts of the Academy are OKCityCard events. For more information, call the OYO office at 232-1199, or by email at email@example.com.