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MSYO Season Finale Concert
The MSYO's final concert of their 47th Season!
About the Show
Modesto Symphony Youth Orchestra

Season Finale Concert

Saturday, May 13, 2023, 2:00 pm
Gallo Center for the Arts
Mary Stuart Rogers Theater


Concert Orchestra

Donald C. Grishaw, conductor

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) 
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring arr. Merle Isaac

Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov (1859-1935) 
Procession of the Sardar from Caucasian Sketches arr. Merle Isaac

Jose Padilla (1889-1960)
El Relicario arr. Merle Isaac                                                                                       

Woodwind Quintet

Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)
In the Hall of the Mountain King

Brass Ensemble

Klaus Badelt (b. 1967) 
Pirates of the Caribbean arr. John Wasson

Percussion Ensemble

Chris Brooks (b. 1957)
Mambo Schmambo


Honoring Seniors 

Symphony Orchestra

Wayland Whitney, conductor

Gerónimo Giménez (1854-1923)
Intermedio from La Boda de Luís Alonso 

Ernesto Lecuona (1895-1923)
Andalucia Suite arr. Gordon Jenkins

Jules Massenet (1842-1912)
Selections from Le Cid Suite 

           III. Aragonaise

      VII. Navarraise 

Please, no flash photography. As a courtesy to the performers and other audience members, please turn off watch alarms and cell phones during the performance.

Thank You

The Modesto Symphony Youth Orchestra gratefully acknowledges the following season partners for their support of this weekend's performance!

Our Youth Symphony Season Partners

E. & J. Gallo Winery & Family
Antone E. & Marie F. Raymus Foundation
Beard Land and Investment Co.
Dot Foods
Mocse Credit Union
Modesto Rotary Club Foundation
Omega Nu
Pacific Southwest Container
U.S. Bank Foundation

Special Thank You to

Robert & Martha Falzone for generously sponsoring this concert's youth & student tickets.

Congratulations Class of 2023!

The Modesto Symphony Orchestra congratulates and thanks our MSYO Graduating Class of 2023 for your musical excellence and your dedication to the success of the Modesto Symphony Youth Orchestra.

Zachary Alves


Aidan Beekman


Alisha Chakravarty


Juan Pablo Davalos


Gracelynn Hardwick


Emma Lo


Jasmin Lopez


Kyle Meeks


Grace Shrader