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The Syracuse Youth Orchestra (SYO) and Syracuse Youth String Orchestra (SYSO) will present a concert on Sunday, Nov. 22, at 3:30 p.m. at West Genesee High School, 5201 W Genesee St., Camillus, N.Y.

The SYO will perform the Egmont Overture of Beethoven, the Adagietto from Mahler's 5th Symphony and the Finale to Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony. The SYSO will perform J.S. Bach’s "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring,” the "Capriol Suite" of Peter Warlock, "Artemis Rising" by Jeffrey S. Bishop and Meghan Trainor's "All About That Bass.”

Tickets for the concert are $10 for adults and $5 for students ages 6-18. Admission for children under 5 is free. Tickets may be purchased at the door.

The Syracuse Youth Orchestras are part of the Community Music Division of the Rose, Jules R. and Stanford S. Setnor School of Music in Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts. The SYO is conducted by James R. Tapia, and the SYSO is conducted by Karen Veverka.

The Syracuse Youth Orchestras consist of some of the most talented middle and high school student musicians from across Central New York. Performing in these ensembles helps students grow musically and intellectually and learn discipline and teamwork that will benefit them throughout life. Auditions for these ensembles will take place in June.

For more information about the concert or ensembles, contact Erin Tapia at