TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — Mayor G.T. Bynum has officially declared Feb. 17 as Tulsa Youth Symphony Day.
In celebration, the Tulsa Youth Symphony's Concert and Symphony Orchestras presented their Winter Concert on Sunday in the Union Public Schools Performing Arts Center.
The Concert Orchestra, conducted by Pete Peterson, performed arrangements of Thunder and Lightning Polka by Johann Strauss, Jr., Waltz from "Eugene Onegin" by Tchaikovsky and Highlights from "Wicked."
The Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Ronald Wheeler and Richard Wagner, performed Colas Breugnon Overture by Dimitri Kabalevsky, Evening Prayer and Dream Pantomime from “Hansel and Gretel” by Engelbert Humperdink, Concerto Grosso opus 6 no. 1 by Handel and Howard Hanson’s Symphony No. 5 “Sinfonia Sacra”.
The Tulsa Youth Symphony in its 55th season, provides orchestral training to 175 students from Northeast Oklahoma.
The next concert will be the Play-a-thon at Woddland Hills Mall on Sunday, March 10 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.