McGRATHPR.com – The South Shore Conservatory Youth Orchestra (SSCYO) presents its annual Winter Concert on Sunday, February 11, 2 pm at the Scituate Center for the Performing Arts, 606 Chief Justice Cushing Highway, Scituate.
The second concert its season, SSCYO’s program includes works by beloved composers including Mahler, Dvorak, Schubert, Blake, Verdi, and Rimsky-Korsakov. The two instrumental ensembles will be joined by South Shore Conservatory Youth Choir, under the direction of Peter Mundt, performing Howard Blake’s “Walking in the Air” from the movie The Snowman.
Under the guidance of SSCYO conductors Phaedre Sassano and Elijah Langille, the orchestra program is offered in collaboration with the Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra (the Phil) and Artistic Advisor Steven Karidoyanes. SSCYO is open to students from communities throughout the South Shore and Cape Cod. All orchestral musicians are welcome to inquire about an audition online at www.sscmusic.org/orchestra.html, or contact program director Cassie Sulbarán at [email protected]
SSCYO supports two leveled ensembles of dedicated and talented young musicians, offering the opportunity to perform symphonic music at a high level in an organized, supportive orchestra program. Both orchestras perform in this concert – Repertory, an intermediate full orchestra, conducted by Elijah Langille; as well as Symphony, an advanced orchestra, conducted by Phaedre Sassano.
Admission to the SSCYO Winter Concert is free for students in grades K through 12. Adult tickets are $10, and may be purchased at the door. Additional support for this program is provided in part by grants from the Marshfield Cultural Council and the Scituate Cultural Council. For more information visit www.sscmusic.org, or follow South Shore Conservatory on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram.
About South Shore Conservatory
South Shore Conservatory (SSC) has been providing access to and enriching the lives of South Shore residents through music and the arts for over 45 years. Recognized as a national model for arts education by the National Guild for Community Arts Education, SSC is the largest not-for-profit, community school for the arts in Massachusetts, serving over 4,000 students of all ages and abilities at its two beautiful campuses and in partnership with schools, and social service and community agencies throughout the South Shore.
Students participate in more than 50 diverse programs in music, dance and drama, with performance playing an important role in overall education. With more than 100 exceptional musicians on faculty, SSC offers 30 professionally produced concerts annually. Through innovative partnerships, SSC’s Creative Arts Therapies department supports the mental, emotional, and physical health of some of our community’s underserved members, and the ImagineARTS program strengthens pre-reading skills for young learners in Brockton Schools through integrated music and dramatic play.
SSC’s campuses are located at One Conservatory Drive, Hingham, (781) 749-7565, 64 St. George Street, Duxbury (781) 934-2731, and 135 Webster Street, Hanover (781) 421-6162. SSC programs are supported in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. For more information call us, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram, or visit www.sscmusic.org.
In keeping with SSC’s inclusive mission to provide access to quality education in the arts for all, the Conservatory offers programs for all segments of the population to enjoy, regardless of age, ability, geography, and financial means. Furthermore, South Shore Conservatory admits students and families of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.