Alaska Youth Orchestras:

-First and foremost, encourages all students to participates in their school orchestra and/or band 
-Is a registered 501(c)(3)
non-profit 
-Is not a part of the Anchorage School District therefore receives no Federal Funds 



2016-2017 Repertoire

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Repertoire 2016-2017 Season

"Dance, Song and Drama"

ComposerTitleComposerTitle

Concert 1 11.29.16

Discovery Theatre, 7PM

"Dancing Around the World"

Malcom Arnold
Four Scottish Dances
Rimsky-KorsakovDubinushka op 62



Aaron Copland
Prairie Night and Dance from "Billy the Kid"
Chabrier
Marches Joyuse


José Pablo Moncoyo
Huapango
Peter WarlockCapriol Suite


Wallingford Reigger
Dance Rhythms
BizetPatrie (March)   

Erik Satie-orchestrated by Debussy
Gymnopédies




Johan Strauss Jr.
The Beautiful Blue Danube















Concert 2

2.28.17

Discovery Theatre

7PM

"The Orchestra Sings"

Georges Bizet
Carmen Suite No. 1
Juventino Rosas arranged by Aubrey Winter
Sobre Las Olas


John Barnes Chance
Variations on a Korean Folk Song
FrescobaldiToccata

Percy Grainger
Irish Tune from County Derry
Johann Sebastian Bass Orchestrated by Arthur LuckJesu, Joy of Man's Desiring

Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Russian Easter Overture
Rimsky'KorsakowDubinushka













Concert 3 5.6.17

Atwood Hall 7PM

"Music and Drama"

Ludwig van Beethoven
Overture to Egmont
Ludwig van Beethoven
Overture to Egmont



Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Romeo and Juliet Overture Fantasy
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Romeo and Juliet Overture Fantasy


Otto Nicolai
Merry Wives of Windsor
Otto Nicolai
Merry Wives of Windsor








Concerto 

Joyce Kim

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Concerto 

Charlie Latimer

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John Williams (arr Cacavas)
Music from "ET" with AYP
John Williams (arr Cacavas)
Music from "ET" with AYP


Howard Hanson
Symphony No. 2 (Romantic)
Howard Hanson
Symphony No. 2 (Romantic)