Youth Symphony DuPage – Stellar Gala Concert.


Location: Wentz Concert Hall at North Central College, Naperville, IL 60540
Start Date/Time: March 09, 2014 - 4 p.m.
End Date/Time: March 09, 2014 – 6 p.m.

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Youth Symphony of DuPage (YSDP) during the March Stellar Gala Concert at Wentz Hall at North Central College featuring the Symphony Orchestra and accompanied performances by guest artists including area professionals as well as talented graduates 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. YSDP is dedicated to bringing advanced ensemble training and performance opportunities to 150 talented young musicians from DuPage County and nearby towns. The orchestra’s repertoire tackles advanced works, from classics to modern and even new works by area composers. Youth Symphony of DuPage began in 1963 as the Wheaton Youth Symphony. It was founded by area music educators Hazel Wunsch, Dr. Harold Best of the Wheaton College Conservatory and others to give advanced young musicians a broader and more challenging ensemble learning and performing experience. A second training orchestra was initiated in 1968, reaching out to younger musicians. YSDP performs three concerts per season in December, March, and May that bring the great young talents and achievements of all YSDP musicians to the public.


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