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Chester County Youth Orchestra Concert

The Chester County Youth Orchestra (CCYO) would like to invite you to its 25th Anniversary Concert! Under the direction of Mrs. Katrina Kelly and Mr. Mark Cellini, the orchestra will perform music from its inaugural season, including Overture to the Magic Flute by Mozart, Schubert’s Symphony No. 8 “Unfinished”, William Tell Overture by Rossini and Peter and the Wolf by Prokofiev. We are pleased to announce that State Senator Andy Dinniman will be a special guest narrator for Peter and the Wolf!

The concert will be held on Saturday, May 11 at 7:30 pm at Westminster Presbyterian Church (10 West Pleasant Grove Road, West Chester). Tickets will be available at the door: $10 for adults; $5 for children/student; $20 for a family. Proceeds from the ticket sales will benefit Safe Harbor of Chester County.

CCYO provides an opportunity for students in grades 6-12 to experience the joy of making music with a full symphony orchestra and allows them to meet fellow musicians from school districts across Chester County and nearby areas. CCYO is dedicated to giving young musicians the chance to grow musically by performing challenging works from the standard orchestral literature, as well as music from the cinema and the Broadway Stage. These talented students hone their performance skills and learn a wide variety of music. As members of the CCYO, students gain experience playing music of many different composers, styles, and time periods.

CCYO is consistently seeking musically talented students from ages 11 to 18 and invites you to audition with us! Audition dates for all instruments will be posted on our website. For those looking to financially partner with the orchestra, gifts of any amount are appreciated and can be sent to CCYO at P.O. Box 560, Downingtown, PA 19335. We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming concert! For more information about CCYO, please visit:

Ashley Boyd