The talented local youth who make up the Mansfield Symphony Youth Orchestra will give their spring performance entitled “Pomp and Circumstance” at the Renaissance Theatre under the direction of Randy Heidlebaugh on Sunday, May 6 at 3:00 PM.
The concert will feature the winners of the Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition, flutist Mary Longsdorf of Ashland High School, performing Concertino for Flute and Orchestra by Cecile Chaminade and Wyatt Boggs, a percussionist from Clearfork High School, performing his original work, Percussion Concerto No. 1. Other selections featured on the concert will be Zampa Overture by L. J. Herold; Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 by Edward Elgar; St. Paul’s Suite, Mvt. 4 by Holst; and On Top of the World by Brian Balmages.
“This concert will be a celebration dedicated to our graduating senior members of the Youth Orchestra, as they are preparing to accomplish one of life’s major goals, graduating from high school,” shares director Randy Heidlebaugh.
Tickets are available at the Renaissance Box Office, by calling 419-522-2726, and online at MansfieldTickets.com. Adult tickets are $10 while student tickets are $5. Mansfield Symphony Youth Orchestra performances are presented as part of the Mechanics Bank Education Series with additional support from the Russell and Mary Gimbel Foundation and sponsorship by Metronome Music.
This season’s youth orchestra is primarily made of students from a 12-county region representing the following schools: Ashland, Clearfork, Colonel Crawford, Galion, Home School, Lexington, Mansfield St. Peter’s, Mapleton, Mt. Vernon, Ontario, River Valley, Willard Intermediate, Wooster, and Wynford.
The Mansfield Symphony Youth Orchestra includes: Seth Adkins (Bassoon), Marriah Baird (Violin 2), Victoria Baker (Violin 1), Joey Ball (Tuba), Rebekah Barnett (Oboe), Jadon Bartman (Trombone), Justus Bartman (Trombone), Emma Betts (Horn), Philip Betts (Percussion), Zoe Blank (Flute), Matthew Boehm (Violin 2), Wyatt Boggs (Percussion), Emily Butz (Clarinet), Aiden Call (Horn), Wilson Cannon (Cello), Hannah Caram (Violin 1), Avery Chambers (Violin 2), Madelyn Cicolani (Violin 2), Daniel Congdon (Trumpet), Elsie Dahlinghaus (Viola), Josie Dahlinghaus (Viola), Gavin Dean (Cello), Isaac Dean (Cello), Alora Domka (Violin 1), Daniel Domka (Cello), Ryan Dull (Bassoon), Mitch Dummitt (Cello), Lily Ericsson (Violin 2), Jillian Ericsson (String Bass), Katie Fanning (Flute/Piccolo), Hayden Freytag (Trombone/Cello), Elizabeth Gifford (Viola), Damon Grimm (Tuba), Colton Haas (Viola), Owen Harsch (Violin 2), Joseph Hedge (Violin 1), Alaina Hill (Violin 2), Aubrey Hill (Violin 2), Hunter Hotz (Trumpet), Kiersten Kinney (Oboe), Elyssa Leslie (Clarinet), Mary Longsdorf (Flute), Sarah Lord (Viola), Maya McDonald (Violin 2), Brianna McFadden (Cello), Morgan McNabb (Percussion), Alexandra Moir (Horn), Kendall Moody (Clarinet), Bailey Niedermier (Flute), Scott Oliver (String Bass), Shirleeah Pasco (Violin 2), Bryce Patterson (Cello), Lydia Pfeifer (Violin 2), Mikinzi Pigman (Horn), Vanessa Rivera (Trumpet), Andrew Roberts (Clarinet), Cohan Robinson (Viola), Rick Ruth (Trumpet), Ella Schag (Violin 2), Carlee Secrist (Violin 1), Tommy Secrist (Violin 2), Emily Smith (String Bass), Aaron Smith (String Bass), Leah Smith (Percussion), Ann Stallsmith (Violin 2), Emma Swain (Viola), Jared Sweeney (Horn), Abbey Tan (Violin 1), Gregory Tan (Violin 2), Michael Tridico (Violin 2), Alison Walker (Violin 1), Bella Walter (Percussion), Alexandra Wasylenki (Violin 1), Carolyn Wasylenki (Violin 2), Alexander Wolf (Cello), and Maxwell Zywica (Bassoon).
Source, Photos: Renaissance Performing Arts Association