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The Junior Symphony of Vancouver was founded by Timoteus Racz, and we had our Debut Concert on December 4, 1999. Since his untimely passing in 2012, his friend and colleague, Collin Heade, has taken on the role of JSV Conductor to keep the legacy alive. Please join us as we celebrate music in SW Washington, and please help us to support the future of music in this community by being a participant, attending our concerts, and/or making donations!
This brief video was made in appreciation for our Cowlitz Tribal Foundation Grant in January 2023. Click on the Play button to hear Victoria Racz tell you a bit about our history, and she'll also share a couple of concert clips and some photos from our archives, as well as short interviews with some JSV members!
Schedule for Session III
Monday, April 10, 2023 = Auditions (by appointment)/Rehearsal, 6:30-9:00 pm
Monday, April 17= Rehearsal, 7:00-9:00 pm
Monday, April 24 = Rehearsal, 7:00-9:00 pm
Monday, May 1 = Rehearsal, 7:00-9:00 pm
Monday, May 8 = Rehearsal, 7:00-9:00 pm
Monday, May 15 = Rehearsal, 7:00-9:00 pm
Monday, May 22 = Rehearsal, 7:00-9:00 pm
Monday, May 29 = SKIP for Memorial Day
Monday, June 5 = Rehearsal, 7:00-9:00 pm
Monday, June 12 = Dress Rehearsal, 7:00-9:00 pm
Saturday, June 17, 2023 = CONCERT, JSV Musician call-time 6:00. Concert 7:30 pm.
Tickets available in advance from a JSV member for $12, at the door for $15.
Our next concert will be On Saturday, June 17, 2023 at 7:30 pm.
Cascades Presbyterian Church, 9503 NE 86th St., Vancouver, WA 98662.
$15 available at the door
Symphony No. 2, William Boyce; Six Hungarian Folksongs, Béla Bartók, arr. Gábor Darvas; Flower Duet, from Lakmé, Leo Delibes, arr. Douglas Stroud; Hill Country Rhapsody, Richard E. Brown; Simple Symphony, Benjamin Britten.
Next auditions will be Monday, October 9, 2023.
You have the entire summer to prepare!!
JSV Application for Session I, December 9, 2023 Concert
(Next auditions on Monday, October 9, 2023)
JSV payment may be made via Paypal and/or please feel free to donate!
The JSV is supported by a grant from the Cowlitz Tribal Foundation - Clark County Fund!
Please join them in 'giving us a hand'!
(Our Paypal Donate button is above, or mail us a check.)
We wish to thank all of our donors, including these notable monetary gifts from Colleen O'Neal ($500 to JSV); Gang Liu (through the Benevity Organization - $971 to OCP and affiliated ensembles); and a generous donation from Cascades Presbyterian to the JSV of $2500. Thank you all for 'giving us a hand'!
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