Piedmont Piano Company is pleased to present
in collaboration with
Young People's Symphony Orchestra Benefit Concert
The Young People’s Symphony in Berkeley will hold a benefit concert to raise funds to support their music scholarship program. It will feature their 2019 concerto winner Isabelle Brown-Lyden, cello with Caroline Turner, oboe and Ananya Navale, flute. Guest artists will be composer/pianist Davide Verotta, pianist Laura Magnani, pianist Martin Morley and the piano trio "Caverca" featuring Carol Braves, violin, Verna Lim, piano and Catherine Jolly, cello.
$20 Suggested Ticket Donation
Founded in 1936 in Berkeley, California, Young People’s Symphony Orchestra (YPSO) is the oldest independent youth orchestra in California, and the second oldest in the nation. For nearly 80 years – and counting – YPSO has developed the musical talents and skills of students in the San Francisco Bay Area. Today, many YPSO alumni are internationally distinguished musicians and prominent community members.
YPSO has performed in locations including Carnegie Hall; the Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek, CA; San Francisco’s War Memorial Opera House; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Harvard University; the Sydney Opera House, Australia; the Dvorak Hall of the Rudolfinium, Prague, Czech Republic; the Slovak Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava, Slovakia; the Golden Hall of the Musikverein, Vienna, Austria; as well as in venues in Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska; Scotland; the People's Republic of China; and New Zealand. ypsomusic.org