2019-20 Season Concerts & Tickets

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NVYS Fall Concert
Sunday, November 17, 3 pm
NVUSD District auditorium
2425 Jefferson Street, Napa
Tickets available at door (Adults $10, Students $5, under 5 free)

NVYS warms up for our 2020 tour of Vienna and Prague with this European Crossroads program.
For nearly 200 years, the border between central Europe and Western Europe was the hub of classical music. Prague and Vienna served as the capitals of Western Music, incorporating the styles of Italy, Germany, Hungary, and Russia into the pan-national style that we now simply call Classical Music. We explore this fertile region with the
Egmont Overture of Beethoven, who travelled from Bonn to Vienna to meet his musical idol; Brahms’ Hungarian Dances Nos. 5 and 6 and Vítězslava Kaprálová’s Suita Rustica each bring folksongs to the concert hall in very different ways. The Finale from Dvořák’s Eighth Symphony presents this Brahms protogé at his most ebullient.


Featuring the 2020 NVYS Concerto Competition Winners
Sunday, February 9, 3 pm
Napa Valley Center for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Theater


NVYS 16th annual REd Gala

Featuring soon to be announced guest artist
Saturday, April 25, 5 pm
Napa Valley Center for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Theater


NVYS at Bottlerock

May 23, 2020

Napa Valley Fairgrounds



NVYS Prague and Vienna Tour 2020

NVYS and Modesto Youth Symphony Orchestra have joined forces to perform at Beethoven 250 Orchestra Festival June, 2020 in Vienna as part of Beethoven’s 250th Birthday Celebration taking place throughout Germany and Austria with a culminating performance in Vienna’s historic Musikverein, home to the Vienna Philharmic. We will also perform at Sts. Simon and Jude Church in Prague, home to the Prague Symphony Orchestra. 

Vienna, affectionately known as the “Capital of Classical Music”, holds a special place in the hearts of musicians as it was here where composers like Mozart, Haydn, Schubert, and Beethoven established their musical careers. Beethoven said of this city, “Perhaps heaven will permit me not to have to give up Vienna as my permanent abode.” Countless other composers and musicians have at one point called Vienna home as it has continued to embrace its musical tradition and propel classical music into the present day and future.

Tour is a great time to raise the bar and encourage our musicains to meet the challenge of playing the original scores of the known and  little-known master composers, while playing on world class stages to international audiences. Tour also provides cultural experiences, masterclasses, and a time for bonding that creates lasting frienships and a stronger orchestra.

June 24, 2020

Sts. Simon and Jude Church, Prague, Czech Repulic


June 28, 2020


Gold Hall at the Musikverein, Vienna, Austria


 Past Concerts

sinfoNia & Napa Youth Chamber Ensemble (NYCE) Fall Concert
SATURDAY, November 16, 7 pm
Jarvis Conservatory
1117 mAIN sTREET, nAPA

Haydn - Surprise Symphony First movement
as arranged by Richard Meyer
Johann Strauss Sr - The Radetzky March
as arranged by Richard Meyer
Giancarlo Aquilanti - Italian Chorale
as arranged by Robin May

Bridge Ensemble
Mozart “ Sinfonietta in D major

Napa Youth Chamber Ensemble
J.S.Bach - “Trio Sonata in G”
Gershwin - “He loves and She loves”
Gershwin - “Sweet and Low Down “