Hello YOSAL Family and Friends! It’s that time of year – we are participating, once again, in the Monterey County Gives! campaign. YOSAL is one of the many non-profits that you can give to through MC Gives. Please click the link below and choose Youth Orchestra Salinas (alphabetized under “Education & Youth”) and enter the amount you’d like to give. Thank you so much for your support!
Check out this great article about YOSAL in today’s Monterey Herald! Thanks to Claudia Melendez Salinas for the write-up!
We have two concerts this week:
1) Today (12/6) at 6:30pm, our Los Padres Juniors Winter Concert will be held at Los Padres Elementary School (1130 John St) in the Donna Vaughan MPR!
2) Thursday (12/8) at 7:30pm, our Orchestra Concert will be held at the Fox Theater (241 Main St) in downtown Salinas!
As always, our concerts are free and open the public. Hope to see you there!
Our new sign was put up today! Many thanks to California State University Monterey Bay and their wonderful Community Partnership with YOSAL.
The Carmel Bach Festival is presenting a Family Concert tomorrow at Ariel Theatrical (320 Main St) in downtown Salinas – “The Epic Adventures of Leonard and Rasmus Around the World.” The concert will be narrated in Spanish by Robert Gomez, and YOSAL will also be featured on a few of the performances. Come on out and join us for this fun, family event! Saturday, 11/5/16 @ 4pm at Ariel Theatrical. Tickets are $10. Visit the Carmel Bach Festival website for more info.
Check out our latest newsletter to see what’s been going on in YOSal over the past few months, as well as some exciting recent news! On the last page, you can also view our upcoming events and concerts. Huge “Thank You!” to Arturo Rios, one of our awesome Program Assistants, for his hard work on the newsletter design! Click the link below to read and see the full newsletter. (A Spanish version of the newsletter will be ready soon, as well!)
Many, many thanks to The D’Addario Foundation for the 2 huge boxes of woodwind reeds and accessories as part of the Foundation’s Giveaway! Our wind students were so happy. They said it felt like Christmas!
Just some pics from this past week. We are excited for a new year of music and memories at YoSal!
Hope you’ve all enjoyed your Summer break! We’re excited to begin our new year.
We’ve been in contact with you already, but just a reminder – we will start our new year on Monday, August 29th at our NEW location – CSUMB @ North Salinas (entrance on 111 Navajo Dr). Students from the Alisal District (Chavez and Sanchez Schools) will join us on Tuesday, September 6th also at our new location. Our Parent Info Meeting (for Orchestra and Pre-Orchestra only) will be held at our new location – CSUMB @ North Salinas – on Monday, August 29th @ 6:30pm inside the cafeteria. (Please check our calendar for start dates and parent meetings for our Juniors programs.) As always, if you have any questions, please contact us at (831) 756-5335 or firstname.lastname@example.org
See you soon!
Our Spring Concert is tonight, featuring both the Pre-Orchestra and Orchestra. The show starts at 6:30pm at the Fox Theater in Oldtown Salinas. Arrive early for good parking and seating!