Classical Melodies in Balboa Park

February 1, 2014 - 8:30am - June 1, 2014 - 5:00pm
Casa del Prado, Balboa Park

San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory Rehearsals

Open to the Public 

September 7, 2013 until June 1, 2014

Every weekend the San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory’s ensembles fill Casa del Prado with classical music. Visitors are invited to observe these rehearsals share the musical journey of our student musicians (ages 8-25). This is a wonderful treat to enhance any visit to Balboa Park.

Scroll to the bottom of the page to see what our esembles are currently playing at rehearsals.

We will not have rehearsals on the following days: April 19, April 20.

Monday (Select Mondays call to confirm)    
6:30pm to 8:30pm  Chamber Orchestra  Room 207
Thursday (Select Thursdays call to confirm)    
6:30pm to 8:30pm   Symphony Orchestra Room 207
8:45am to 10:45am Wind Symphony Room 207
11:00am to 1:00pm   Sinfonia Room 207
1:15pm to 3:15pm   Concert Orchestra Room 207
3:30pm to 5:30pm   Symphony Orchestra Room 207
5:45pm to 7:15pm   Philharmonia Room 207
1:30pm to 3:15pm Wind Orchestra Room 205
3:30pm to 5:15pm   Concert Winds Room 205
1:15pm to 3:00pm Concert Strings Room 207
3:15pm to 5:00pm   Overture Strings Room 207
1:15pm to 3:00pm   Overture Winds Room 205



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SDYS Ensembles Repertoire

You are more than welcome to sit in during our rehearsals - they are all open to the public!

While you are here listening to some of the most beautiful classical melodies in Balboa Park, you may hear some of these pieces being rehearsed!

Overture Winds

Nottingham Castle by Larry Daehn

Hidden World by Sean O’Loughlin

Defender of Time by Rob Grice

Clouds by Anne McGinty

Two English Dances arr. John O’Reilly

Overture Strings

Mozart Variations arr Siegler Ruth

Habanera by Georges Bizet

Slavonic Dance #1 Op 46 No 1 by Dvorak arr Michael Story

Themes From Waltz of the Flowers by Tchaikovsky arr Caponegro

March of the Meistersingers from the Opera "Die Meistersinger" by Wagner arr Dackow Sandra

1812 Overture by Tchaikovsky arr Andrew Dabczynski

Minuet by L. Boccherini arr Robert Longfield

Concert Strings

Ukrainian Folk Songs arranged by Dackow

Trepak by Tchaikovsky arr. Dackow

Gloria Vivaldi by Vivaldi arr. Ashin

Allegro from Concerto Grosso by Handel Op. 6 No. 1 arr. Dackow

Overture to Lucia Silla by Mozart arr. Dackow

Hopak by Mussorgsky arr. Isaac

Sabre Dance by Khatchaturian arr. Dackow

Country Wedding from “Moldau” by Smetana arr. Dackow

Symphony No. 15 by Mozart arr. Dackow

Pirates of the Caribbean “At World’s End” by Hans Zimmer, arr. Longfield

Mission Impossible by Schifrin arr. Del Borgo

Concert Winds

World of Warcraft by Douglas Wagner
Seagate Overture by James Swearingen

King Cotton March by John Philip Sousa

Concert Orchestra

Suite Masquerade Waltz by Khachaturian

Emperor Waltz by J. Strauss


Egmont Overture by Beethoven

Estancia Suite by Ginastera

Wind Symphony

The Viking March by Karl King

Viva Musica by Alfred Reed

Tumbao by Roberto Sierra

Wind Orchestra

Folk Festival by Shostakovich

Rhapsody in Blue by Gershwin arr. Donald Hunsberger

Symphony Orchestra

Symphony No. 10 by D. Shostakovich


Symphony No. 8 by Beethoven

Viola Concert by Bartok

Chamber Orchestra

Ritual Fire Dance by Manuel de Falla

Viola Concerto by Bela Bartok

Symphony No. 2 by Beethoven