Event Date:
02/25/2024 at 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

John Marshall High School,
1510 14th ST NW,

Southeastern Minnesota Youth Orchestras presents Ports of Call on Sunday, February 25, 2 PM in the John Marshall High School auditorium. The concert will feature all five SEMYO orchestras: Bravura Strings, Prelude Winds, Chamber Strings, Philharmonic Orchestra, and Concert Orchestra.  Ports of Call will take listeners on a trip around the world and beyond. Highlighted works to include:  

  • Arrangements of Night on Bald Mountain and Carmen Fantasy
  • Velocity by Richard Balmages
  • Selections from the Lord of the Rings soundtrack
  • Conga del Fuego Neuvo by Mexican Composer Arturo Marquez featuring the combined Philharmonic and Concert Orchestras
  • Spring Festival Overture by Chinese composer Li Huanzhi, composed in celebration of Chinese New Year
  • The advanced Concert Orchestra will also perform movements 2 and 4 from Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5.


Admission to the concert is $10 for adults and free for youth aged 18 and under. Ticket purchases are will-call and general admission. Online ticket sales are closed. Tickets are available for purchase at the door! All audience members are invited to attend a free dessert reception hosted by the SEMYO Board of Directors in the lobby after the concert.

Thank you to our 2023-2024 season sponsors!

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