Jamestown, NY – The Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony (CRYS) is beginning its 28th season of offering young musicians in the southwestern New York/northwestern Pennsylvania region the rare opportunity to perform classical music in an orchestra with a renowned professional conductor.
Rehearsals for the Chamber Orchestra, the string players of CRYS’s most advanced orchestra, the Youth Symphony, begin on Saturday, September 20. Rehearsals are on the stage of Jamestown’s Reg Lenna Center for the Arts from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Under the direction of Maestro Bryan Eckenrode, the Youth Symphony is composed of highly talented and motivated musicians ages 13 through college. The advanced string players will perform a Chamber Concert on Sunday, November 23, at 7 p.m.
Rehearsals for the full Youth Symphony, including wind, brass and percussion players, begin Saturday, January 10, 2015, in the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts.