DSSYO 2022 Spring Concert

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82ND SEASON SPRING CONCERT

Sunday, May 1, 2022 | 3pm Symphony Hall at the DECC | Duluth, Minnesota


Theme from Canon in D

Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706) Arranged by John Caponegro

Spring from The Four Seasons Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) Arranged by Richard Meyer Festive Dance

Edmund J. Siennicki (1920-2014)

Stone Mountain Stomp

Carl Strommen (b. 1939)

The Bringer of Joy

Gustav Holst (1874-1934)

(based on Jupiter from The Planets) Arranged by Roy Phillippe

Sinfonia

Teresa Aho, Kevin Hoeschen, and Byron Klimek, Conductors

The Great Gate of Kiev and Hopak

Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881) Scored by Edmund J. Siennicki

Ancient Echoes of Time Douglas E. Wagner (b. 1952) Ancient Aires and Dances, Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936) Suite No. 1 (Balletto) Arranged by Jerry Brubaker Slavonic Legend

Elliot Del Borgo (1938-2013)

Concert Orchestra

Melanie Sever, Conductor


Selections from Carmen Suites Nos. 1 and 2 Georges Bizet Prélude (1838 – 1875) Aragonaise Habanera Chanson du Toréador Intermezzo Les Dragons d’Alcala Les Toréadors Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80 Johannes Brahms (1833 – 1897) Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43

Jean Sibelius (1865 – 1957)

Youth Symphony

Andrew Kim, Conductor

An Ode to Joy Festival

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) Arranged by Todd Parrish

Combined Youth Symphony, Concert Orchestra, and Sinfonia Melanie Sever, Conductor


Sinfonia Personnel | Teresa Aho, Kevin Hoeschen, and Byron Klimek – Coaches/Conductors Violin

Ethan Adams Dillon Blix** Aidan Franke Lauren Fuchs Milaina Hansen Elizabeth Hokanson Karena Loban Alice Loons Anum Mujteba Sovay Nick Julia Shamla Sydney Stark Oscar Thompson Annabelle Wu Zachary Wu

Viola

Oli Hirt Matthew Hokanson Isaiah Mason

Cello

Liv Caine Logan Madsen Alexander Ren Frank Robbins

Bass

Anna Schiller

**Concertmaster


Concert Orchestra Personnel | Melanie Sever, Conductor 1st Violin

Anders Breidenbach Jacob Nephew Signe Ridenour Madeleine Swanson** Erin Aldridge^ Kristin Sande^

2nd Violin

Kayla Franke Beatrice Javaherian Tuuli Rova* Annika Saur Jean Leibfried^ Jenna Mattson^

Viola

Piper Linn* Sidney Shubitz Hannah Vincent Melody Young Kevin Hoeschen^ Kelli Barker^

Cello

Campbell Amundson Lincoln Angradi Jack Bradley Nicolas Dylla* Claire Farnham Grace Wightman Betsy Husby^

Bass

Margaret Bergen* Lyla Ronkainen Vincent Osborn^ **Concertmaster

Flute

Abigail Froehle* Faith Matvey

Oboe

Audrey Moeller* DSSO Guest Performer^

Clarinet

Isabel Kirkeby* DSSO Guest Performer^

Bassoon

Michael Roemhildt^

Horn

Deborah Rausch^

Trumpet

Theodin Larson Ethan Lavan Andrew Osborne*

Trombone

Peter Gran* James Erickson^

Tuba

Daniel Eaton^

Percussion

Tony Francisco Kenna Huot Grace Matvey Isaac Rud Tyler Stark* *Section Leader

^DSSO Guest Performer


Youth Symphony Personnel | Andrew Kim, Conductor 1st Violin

Martyn Dahl Hannah Deng § Zinnia Kraker Yoko Nakajima Natalie Sandor **# Gabriella Schlueter Eric Zhou +# Erin Aldridge^ Kristin Sande^

2nd Violin

Rachel Hjort Kunchen Liang Hannah Mason Lily Norman Dylan Schwartz Greta Shields # Olya Wright* Jean Leibfried^ Jenna Mattson^

Viola

Leif Braaten Maggie Johnson* Carl Morse Kevin Hoeschen^ Kelli Barker^

Cello

Kai Braaten # Jackson Hagen Eleanor Harrison Nathan Hjort Lydia Kraker* Caden LaFontaine # Toko Nakajima Sylvia Reller Sophia Revoir # Betsy Husby^

Bass

Gray Gustafson* Thea Kramer Paavo Rova Vincent Osborn^ Flute Naomi Sandstrom, Principal Claire Atella, Second/Piccolo Kim Anderson^

Oboe

DSSO Guest Performer^ DSSO Guest Performer^


Clarinet

Tuba

Bassoon

Kenna Huot Grace Matvey Isaac Rud Tyler Stark* Jeremy Craycraft^

Selma Artang #, Principal DSSO Guest Performer^ Alex Risdal #, Principal Michael Roemhildt^

Horn

Aidan Fitzpatrick #, Principal Saige Mattson, Second Grace Lavan, Fourth Deborah Rausch^, Third

Trumpet

Christopher Kirby #, Principal Lars Erickson, Second Josiah Schwetman, Third

Trombone

Luke Hilliard, Principal Joshua Knight #, Second

Bass Trombone Ryan Rohlader #

Daniel Eaton^

Percussion

Harp

Anwen Winter, Principal § Concertmaster in Sibelius ** Concertmaster in Bizet + Concertmaster in Brahms and Ode to Joy *Section Leader # Graduating High School Senior ^DSSO Guest Performer


Acknowledgments The College of St. Scholastica: Jeremy Craycraft, Music Department Chair; Michael Buck, Director of Bands and Orchestra; Breanne Tepler, Manager of Sales and Events; Emily Valine, Fine Arts Department Administrative Assistant. Christian Eggert Violins for providing music folders to the DSSYO program Area band and orchestra directors and private teachers Parents of Duluth Superior Symphony Youth Orchestras members DSSYO Sectional Coaches: Erin Aldridge, Laurie Bastian, Jean Leibfried, Kristin Sande, violin; Kevin Peterson, viola; Byron Klimek, Rebecca Peterson, cello; Vincent Osborn, bass; Kevin Hoeschen, strings; Sondra Mowers, Kathryn Sandor, Melanie Sever, flute; Brett Linski, oboe; Theodore Schoen, clarinet; Michael Roemhildt, bassoon; James Pospisil, Deborah Rausch, horn; Charles Leibfried, Earl Salemink, trumpet; James Erickson, Jon Weber, trombone; Jeremy Craycraft, percussion. Dirk Meyer, DSSO Music Director Brandon VanWaeyenberghe, DSSO Executive Director Heidi Lord, DSSO Director of Artistic Operations Kelly Katzmarek, DSSO Marketing Director Jean Larson, DSSO Patron Services Manager Kristin Sande, DSSO Music Librarian and Artistic Operations Assistant Audrey Beyer, DSSO Development Assistant Maureen Breemeersch, Stage Manager Karen Blais, Graphic Designer Andrew Kim, DSSYO Assistant Conductor, Youth Symphony Conductor Melanie Sever, DSSYO Administrative Director, Concert Orchestra Conductor Kevin Hoeschen, Sinfonia Coordinator and Conductor, Substitute Youth Symphony Conductor Teresa Aho, Sinfonia Conductor and Coach Byron Klimek, Sinfonia Conductor and Coach Jeremy Craycraft, Percussion Coordinator and Coach Ronald Kari, DSSYO Coordinator