Edmonton Youth Orchestra In Concert

Edmonton Youth Orchestra In Concert

Moments in History
Sunday, February 23, 2020 2:00 PM

Featuring Northern Alberta Concerto Competition Winners - Intermediate and Senior Piano

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The Edmonton Youth Orchestra Association (www.eyso.com), founded in 1952, supports both the nationally renowned Edmonton Senior Orchestra and the Edmonton Intermediate Orchestra. It is widely regarded as one of the finest youth orchestra programs in Canada and gives 150 young musicians from Edmonton and Northern Alberta the opportunity to develop their orchestral skills, to increase their knowledge and appreciation of music, and to enrich the cultural life of the community through concerts and benefit performances. Edmonton Youth Orchestra members are all motivated students who share a love of music.

Intermediate Orchestra

Royal Fireworks Overture / Handel

Music for a young prince / Ridout

  1. Dreams
  2. From the Caboose

Jazz Legato / Anderson

Jazz Pizzicato / Anderson

Saraband / Anderson

Piano Concerto in D Major, HOB XVIII (11)   
1. Vivace   / Haydn
Soloist: Joanna Hao


Piano Concerto No.1 in E minor Op. 11 / Chopin
Soloist:  Jason Liang

Pines of Rome / Respighi



Jason Liang

Jason Liang is a pianist who has endeavoured in spreading his love of music. He is a recipient of prizes at the Kiwanis Music Festival, the Canadian Music Competition and most recently, the 2020 Northern Alberta Concerto Competition. In addition, Jason has attended several art and music festivals, including Alberta’s Pianofest in 2017 and 2019. He has completed the ARCT Performance Diploma and is currently working towards the Licentiate Diploma from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. His past teachers have included Mikolaj Warszynski. Besides playing the piano, Jason’s hobbies are swimming, reading, writing, drawing, and music composition. Jason currently studies with Wolfram Linnebach.

Joanna Hao

Joanna Hao: A thirteen-year-old student of Grandview Heights, Joanna Hao has been studying piano for 7 years and currently studies with Mr. Wolfram Linnebach. She achieved First Class Honours with Distinction and the highest mark for RCM grade 5 piano in 2015, RCM grade 9 piano in 2017. In 2018, she received First Class Honours with Distinction for RCM grade 10 piano. Joanna also has been a regular participant in the annual Kiwanis Music Festival since 2012, has won numerous gold certificates and was awarded the Alberta Ukrainian Commemorative Society piano scholarship in 2018. Throughout her musical studies, Joanna has developed her background in music and aspires to share her knowledge with others who share her interest in music. In addition, Joanna enjoys an eclectic variety of other interests such as volleyball, skiing, reading, art, and social sciences.