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A Day of Musical Excellence and FUN!

Sunday, November 16
2:30pm ~ 4:30pm ~ 7:30pm
Dallas City Performance Hall

Join GDYO on Sunday as we present three (3!) concerts!!  Head over to the Dallas City Performance Hall on Sunday, November 16th for a day of musical excellence and fun. With three concerts during the day, you will surely find something to enjoy! The Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra program was founded in 1972 by parents, educators, and members of the Dallas music community. It has grown to include 5 orchestras, a wind symphony, a flute choir, and 6 jazz combos.  More than 360 talented young musicians will perform on Sunday, November 16th!


At 2:30pm, GDYO will feature the Young Performers Orchestra, Dallas String Ensemble, and the Sinfonietta, performing string orchestra favorites from Mozart, Meyer, Bartók, and Parry.

At 4:30pm in the lobby, GDYO will feature the newest members of the program, with the 6 Jazz Institute combos.  These performances are FREE!

The 7:30pm concert is dedicated to the memory of two GDYO alumni who tragically passed away this summer.  Laura Onwudinanti and Jack Stewart will be remembered with pieces by Giroux and Ireland. The Wind Symphony and Philharmonic will also perform pieces by Grainger, Dahl, and Brahms. This concert will also feature the 2013-2014 Philharmonic Concerto Competition Winner Samantha Powell, performing the Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto.


Single tickets to the 2:30pm and 7:30pm concerts are $5-12. The 4:30pm Jazz Institute concert is free. You can purchase single tickets either at Purchase Concert Tickets or call (214)528-7747 or the day of the performance at the performance venue.