A Community Treasure

                          Tacoma Youth Symphony Association

2016-17 Concert Season

Concerts are held at the Urban Grace Church on 9th & Market

in downtown Tacoma unless otherwise noted.​

A Night at the Movies Costume Concert    

Tacoma Youth Symphony & Tacoma Young Artists Orchestra

October 29, 2016, 7:00 P.M.

Scholarship Fund Benefit Concert

  • Symphonic Suite from The Fellowship of the Ring     Howard Shore
  • Star Wars     John Williams
  • What's Up with the Symphony?     Bugs Bunny's Greatest Hits
  • The Pirates of the Caribbean     Craig Eastman
  • Lion King     Elton John

This concert is part of Tacoma Arts Month

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Pomp and Majesty
Tacoma Youth Symphony

November 13, 2016, 3:00 P.M.

Rialto Theater

  • Orb and Sceptre     William Walton
  • Concerto for Clarinet     Alan Ridout

                 Lawrence Bradley, clarinet

  • Symphony No. 1     Edward Elgar

Folk Melodies and Dances
Tacoma Young Artists Orchestra
November 19, 2016, 7:00 P.M.

  • Trumpet Overture     Felix Mendelssohn
  • Songs     Edvard Grieg
  • ​English Folk Song Suite     Ralph Vaughan Williams 
  • Norwegian Dances     Edvard Grieg  

Tacoma String Philharmonic & Tacoma String Symphony
December 10, 2016, 1:00 P.M.

Tacoma Junior Youth Symphony & Tacoma Youth Brass Ensemble
December 10, 2016, 7:00 P.M.

Chamber Ensemble Concert
January 21, 2017, 7:00 P.M.
Immanuel Presbyterian Church

From the Glens and Lochs
Tacoma Young Artists Orchestra
February 25, 2017, 7:00 P.M.

  • Four Scottish Dances     Malcolm Arnold 
  • Symphony No.1 (Paa Sjolunds fagre Sletter)     Niels Gade  
  • Student Concerto, TBA

A Tour of the Solar System
Tacoma Youth Symphony

March 5, 2017, 3:00 P.M.
Rialto Theater

  • Concert will open with the Tacoma Youth Chamber Winds
  • Wedding Day at Troldhaugen     Edvard Grieg
  • Student Concerto TBA
  • The Planets     Gustav Holst


Tacoma String Philharmonic & Tacoma String Symphony
April 29, 2017, 1:00 P.M.

Tacoma Junior Youth Symphony & Harp Ensemble
April 29, 2017, 7:00 P.M.

A Royal Procession
Tacoma Young Artists Orchestra
May 13, 2017, 7:00 P.M.
Rialto Theater

  • Concert will open with Tacoma Youth Brass Ensemble
  • Crown Imperial March     William Walton
  • Eclogue for Piano and String Orchestra     Gerald Finzi 
  • Swedish Rhapsody No. 1 "Midsommarvaka"     Hugo Alfven 
  • Lark Ascending     Ralph Vaughan Williams 
  • King Christian II Suite     Jean Sibelius


Tacoma Youth Symphony

May 21, 2017, 3:00 P.M. 
Rialto Theater

  • Maskarade Overture     Karl Nielsen
  • Concerto for Cello     Edward Elgar 

                    John Michel, cello

  • Capriccio Italian     Peter Tchaikovsky