April Concert Features Youth Competition Winners
The fifth DCS Concert on Demand of the season will offer performances by the youth competition winners of 2020 and 2021. Pianist Joseph Kang will perform a ballade by Chopin, and violinists Kellen Mikesell and Sara Yamada will be heard in selections from violin concertos by Wieniawski and Sibelius. The concert will also feature DCS violist Monica Duffy in vocal works by Ives, Strauss, and others. Program details can be found by clicking here. This concert will be available free of charge on the orchestra’s You Tube channel. The date and time of the concert posting will be announced here at a later date.
New Music Director Appointed
The DCS is pleased to announce Sebastian Grand as its new Music Director. Mr. Grand is Assistant Conductor of Bucks County Symphony Orchestra, Conductor of the Youth Orchestra of Bucks County’s Philharmonia Ensemble, an adjunct faculty member at Lafayette College, and a coach and accompanist for the Philadelphia International Music Festival. He is also Director of the Grand School of Music in New Hope, PA, and is active as a conductor, pianist and educator throughout Europe and the United States. Mr. Grand will commence his activities with the DCS at the beginning of the 2021-2022 season.
You can learn more about Mr. Grand by clicking here.
Youth Competition Winners Announced
The DCS offers young musicians of outstanding talent the opportunity to audition for its annual Young Artists Competition. This year's winners are Sara Yamada and Kellen Mikesell. They will be playing with us on our April concert. For more information about these musicians, please click here.
2020 - 2021 Season
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