Our concert season is one third over. That leaves you will two more opportunities to see and hear the Youth Symphony and Classical Orchestra live in concert.
The 2013-14 season is underway, and season tickets are available now. Join us for three concerts
- Sunday, October 27 at DeVos Center for Arts and Worship (Grand Rapids Christian High School)
- Sunday, March 2 at DeVos Hall (downtown Grand Rapids)
- Sunday, May 11 at DeVos Hall (downtown Grand Rapids)
All concerts begin at 3:00 pm.
Order your season tickets here.
The annual GRYS Piano Concerto Competition is scheduled to take place on January 4, 2014. Application deadline is December 12, 2013.
Middle school musicians are invited to take the GRYS 200-minute practice challenge. By practicing 200 minutes in one week, students can win tickets to an upcoming GRYS concert and fabulous prizes.
Threatening weather led to swiftly modified plans for the Youth Symphony appearance on Miranda: Where You Live. The Youth Symphony was unable to perform as planned, but several musicians played solos or were interviewed by Miranda live from Rosa Parks Circle on Thursday, October 3. Click the photo below to see more photos of GRYS at ArtPrize 2013.
Here are some photos from our day-long rehearsal, disguised as a “retreat”. Click on a photo to access larger versions of the photos in this gallery.
Letters have been sent to all those who auditioned for membership in the Classical Orchestra and Youth Symphony. We are excited about the 2013-14 ensembles and are looking forward to meeting our new members.
New members, to accept your position in one of these ensembles, you have three more things to do
- Sign and return the acceptance form (student and parent/guardian).
- Send in tuition payment in the mail or pay by Paypal. $180.00 for season or $90.00 by July 26, 2013 & $90.00 by January 1, 2014. A Tuition Assistance Scholarship is available. The deadline for the Tuition Assistance Form is July 26, 2013.
- Fill out the registration form to complete your membership and provide us with some information about you and your parents. grys.org/complete-your-membership/.
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