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Welcome 2017-18 Musicians!

The audition results are in and letters have been sent to all members of the 2017-18 Youth Symphony and Classical Orchestra. If you were invited into one of these ensembles, be sure to complete your membership by signing and returning … Continue reading

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May 2017 Concert Photos Available

Photos from the May concert are available here.

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Concert Recordings Available Online

Audio and video recordings of the October and March concerts are now available.  The concerts include both the Classical Orchestra and Youth Symphony performances. Recordings from these concerts and from previous seasons can be accessed under the “Recordings tab” above.

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2017 Piano Concerto Competition results

We are pleased to announce the results of this years piano concerto competition.     1st place:  Mara Logan — Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue     2nd place:  Daniel Cushman — MacDowell Piano Concerto     3rd place:  Maya Boone — Grieg … Continue reading

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2016-17 Season Begins with Concert on October 30

The Youth Symphony and Classical Orchestra will perform in three concerts this season October 30 in the DeVos Center for Arts and Worship at Grand Rapids Christian High School March 5 in DeVos Hall in downtown Grand Rapids May 14 in DeVos Hall … Continue reading

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Piano Concerto Competition Scheduled for Jan 9

The annual GRYS Piano Concerto Competition is scheduled to take place on January 7, 2017.  Application deadline is December 2, 2016. >> Read More

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2016-17 season begins with retreat on Sep 10

The 2016-17 season will begin with an all-day retreat on September 10. Music for the first concert has been posted at members.grys.org (password required) so you can begin practicing.  You can also listen to music using our Naxos subscription. Looking for … Continue reading

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Welcome 2016-17 Musicians

The audition results are in and letters have been sent to all members of the 2016-17 Youth Symphony and Classical Orchestra. If you were invited into one of these ensembles, be sure to complete your membership by signing and returning … Continue reading

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May Concert on TV

The May 2016 concert will airing locally.  Here are the times and stations. Saturday, May 21 @ 8:00 pm on Comcast Live Wire Channel 24 (Wyoming, Kentwood, GR metro area) Tuesday, May 24 @ 9:00 pm on WKTV Comcast 25 and AT&T … Continue reading

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Sign up to audition for the 2017-18 orchestras

The Grand Rapids Youth Symphony and Classical Orchestra are now accepting registrations to audition for the 2017-18 season.  Find out more here.

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