2020-2021 Season

Fall Concert — CANCELLED because of COVID-19 restrictions
Sunday, November 1, 2020 — 3 p.m.
*Features the winners of the 2020 Skip Gates Concerto Competition (originally scheduled to perform May 3)
Richard & Helen DeVos Center for Arts & Worship, on the campus of Grand Rapids Christian High School, 2300 Plymouth Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Winter Concert
Sunday, February 28, 2021
Features the winner of the GRYS Piano Competition
Location TBA

Spring Concert
Sunday, May 16, 2021
Features the winners of the 2021 Skip Gates Concerto Competition
Location TBA

2019-2020 Season

Fall Concert
Sunday, October 27, 2019 — 3 p.m. (reception following concert)
Richard & Helen DeVos Center for Arts & Worship, on the campus of Grand Rapids Christian High School
2300 Plymouth Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
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Winter Concert
Sunday, March 1, 2020 — 3 p.m.
This concert features the winner of the GRYS Piano Competition
DeVos Performance Hall
303 Monroe Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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**CANCELLED: Spring Concert
Sunday, May 3, 2020 — 3 p.m.
Includes performance by winners of Skip Gates Concerto Competition
DeVos Performance Hall
303 Monroe Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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**CANCELLED: Grand Rapids Festival of the Arts Performance (Youth Symphony only)
Friday, June 5, 2020 — afternoon
Calder Plaza, downtown Grand Rapids
Free of charge

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Dear music lover,

Grand Rapids Youth Symphony & Classical Orchestra organization brings some of West Michigan’s most exceptional and hardworking young musicians together to experience the best in orchestral music. Together we tackle excellent, challenging music from around the world. We jump in with both feet and in a few short months present exciting, vibrant performances. Some of our alumni are now playing in professional orchestras, and all of our players leave with an abiding love of great orchestral music.

Students pay tuition for this exceptional experience, but tuition alone doesn’t cover our costs. We need supporters to help make our programs possible each year through financial donations or by purchasing advertising.

We covet your support!

John Varineau, conductor