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2016-17 Concert Videos Available on line

The videos from the October and March concerts are now available.  The concerts include both the Classical Orchestra and Youth Symphony performances. Also, the audios & videos from the past couple of years can now be accessed under the “recordings tab” above.

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2017 -2018 Auditions are open!

Audition registration for the 2017-18 season has begun. Auditions take place each May for the following season.  Students are notified of the audition results in late June or July.  Students auditioning for the Youth Symphony and Classical Orchestra must Register … Continue reading

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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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Make GRYS a winner!

Independent Bank is supporting the arts by giving $5,000 to each of four non-profits located in counties they serve, or that are located within 10 miles of a branch.  The four non-profits that receive the most votes will win $5,000 each.  The Grand Rapids Youth Symphony … Continue reading

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First concert of season a success

Photos Here are some photos from our Nov. 1 concert. Audio and video files will be coming soon.

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