YOSA presents Standing Ovation Week
The YOSA Standing Ovation will present a series of virtual conversations and performances, highlighting the heroes of music during COVID-19.
Proceeds from this event benefit YOSA (Youth Orchestras of San Antonio), whose music education programs reach more than 2,500 local young musicians every year.
Schedule of events
- October 19: ”YOSA Changes Kids’ Lives” - A look at the impact of YOSA, featuring Keynote Speaker, YOSA Music Director Troy Peters (12 pm)
- October 19: Dinnertime Concert featuring cellist Christine Lamprea, a YOSA Alum and Sphinx Medal of Excellence winner (6 pm)
- October 20: ”Music in San Antonio” - How arts and culture thrive in our community, featuring Keynote Speaker, Mayor Ron Nirenberg (12 pm)
- October 20: Dinnertime Concert featuring Agarita Chamber Players (6 pm)
- October 21: ”Classical Music During COVID-19” - How the global pandemic has impacted the industry landscape, featuring Keynote Speaker Marin Alsop, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Music Director (12 pm)
- October 21: Dinnertime Concert featuring trombonist Ron Wilkins (6 pm)
- October 22: “Equality in Music” - How classical music can become more equitable and representative, featuring Keynote Speaker Afa Dworkin, President and Artistic Director of The Sphinx Organization(12 pm)
- October 22: Dinnertime Concert with TBD performer (6 pm)
- October 23: “Keeping Music Alive” - How philanthropy can help classical music endure for future generations, featuring Keynote Speaker Henry Timms, President and CEO at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (12 pm)
- October 23: Dinnertime Concert with violinist Augustin Hadelich