Maine Youth Orchestra Repertoire List

Sunday, May 11, 2014 : Augusta Symphony and MYO with Sarah Smith Guest Violist

  • Hungarian Dance No. 5      Johannes Brahms arr. by Merle J. Isaac  MYO
  • Hungarian Dance No. 6      Johannes Brahms arr. by Robert Bauernschmidt MYO
  • Jamaica Farewell                Traditional arr. by Jeanie Wester  MYO
  • Carnival of the Animals       Camille Saint-Saens arr. by Larry Daehn  MYO Winds Conducted by Ray Libby
  • Ballet Parisienne,  Overture, Valse Galop Balse Finale       Jacques Offenbach arr by Merle Isaac    Augusta Symphony
  • Pastoral                               Karel Husa            MYO/ASO Strings
  • Suite Hebraique for Viola and Orchestra, Rapsodie               Ernest Bloch with Sarah Smith solo viola MYO/ASO
  • Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98   Allegro non troppo            Johannes Brahms MYO/ASO

December 8, 2013 : Winter Concert Maine Youth Orchestra with The Island Beats and French Horn Soloist Lee Lenfest

  • Fidelio Overture, Opus 72        Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) arr. byMerle J. Isaac
  • Hungarian Dance No. 5            Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)Arr. by Robert Bauernschmidt
  • Hungarian Dance No. 6           Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)arr. by Merle J. Isaac
  • Symphony No. 5 in C minor (Op. 67) 1st Movement    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) Vernon Leidig

                                                        Maine Youth Orchestra

  • Bassline                  Winston Scarborough (De Original De Fosto)arr. by Carl Chase
  • Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps (Quizás, Quizás, Quizás,)  Osvaldo Farrés arr. by Robb Spivey
  • Cruz Bay                 Composer Unknownarr. by Carl Chase
  • Tight Rope             Leon Russellarr.  by Chris Beaven
  • Seabreeze              Bert Ligon arr. by Berty Ligon

                                                         Island Beats

  • Concerto No. 2 in Eb Major K 41 Rondo    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

                                      Lee Lenfest, Horn Solo

  • Fiddler on the Roof Medley for Orchestra featuring Fiddler on the Roof, If I were a Rich Man, Sunrise Sunset, and To Life    Music by Jerry Bockarr. by Marty Gold

                                                      Maine Youth Orchestra

  • The Hammer          David Rudderarr. by Carl Chase
  • Manhã de Carnaval     Louis Bonfaarr. by Chris Beaven
  • And She Was          David Byrne Robb Spivey

                                                          Island Beats

  • Jamaica Farewell  Traditional arr by Chris Beaven, orch by Jeanie Wester

May 11, 2013, Maine Youth Orchestra/Augusta Symphony Orchestra : Celebrate MYO's 40th Anniversary

  • Opening Remarks by Morton Gold
  • Selections from Les Misérables  by Claude-Michel Schönberg (1944-), arr. by Bob Lowden, MYO and Selected ASO Members

         "At the End of the Day","I Dreamed a Dream", "Master of the House", "On My Own", "Do You Hear the People Sing?"

  • Oberon Overture by Carl Maria von Weber(1786-1826),   ASO
  • Clarinet Concerto, Op 60 by Morton Gold (1933-) MYO/ASO Ray Libby soloist
  • "Pops" Hoe-Down by Richard Haman (1920-) MYO/ASO
  • Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93 by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) MYO/ASO

           Allegro vivace

December 12 : A Holiday Concert with North Yarmouth Academy

  • The Sorcerer's Apprentice by Paul Dukas and arr. by Andrew Balent MYO
  • Ocho Kandelikas (Ladino song fo Chanukah) by Flory Jagoda and arr. by J. Jacobson, NYA Mixed Chorus
  • The Best of the Beatles arranged by Calvin Custer MYO
  • Rudolph, Holly Jolly Christmas, Traditional and arr by Sharon, NYA Varsity Singers
  • A Christmas Festival by Leroy Anderson, MYO
  • Selections from The Messiah by G. F. Handel, NYA Strings and NYA Chorus and MYO Overture
  • Behold, A Virgin Shall Conceive (Kate Hilscher, Alto)
  • For Unto Us a Child is Born
  • There were Shepherds Abiding in the Field (Katherine Roche, Soprano)
  • And Lo, The Angel of the Lord Came Upon Them (McKenzie Larson, Soprano)
  • And The Angel Said unto Them (Lizzie Roche, Soprano)
  • And Suddently there was with the Angel (Ira Li, Soprano)
  • Glory to God
  • How Beautiful are the Feet (Anya Siviski, Soprano)
  • Their Sound is Gone out into All Lands
  • Hallelujah


May 12 : MYO and Augusta Symphony Orchestra

  • Libertango by A. Piazolla and arr by Steve Garton, MYO and ASO
  • Bohemian Dance from the Sonatina Op.10 by A Dvorak and arr. by Truman Hutton, MYO
  • Overture to the Pirates of Penzance by A. Sullivan, Lyrics by S. Gilbert, MYO and ASO
  • Le Cygne (The Swan) from "Carnival of the Animals" by Saint-Saens, Soloist Raffael Scheck, piano Brooke Lawrence, MYO and ASO Strings
  • Brandenburg Sinfonia, from Cantat No. 174 by J. S. Bach and adapted and arr. by Merle J. Isaac MYO
  • Overture to Die Meistersingers by R. Wagner ASO
  • Selections from "The Phantom of the Opera" by A. L Webber and arr by Calvin Custer, Soloists Teresa Henderson, Soprano and Aidan Kaczynski Tenor with ASO and MYO

December 11 : A Holiday Concert

  • Fidelio Overture Opus 72 by Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Norwegian Dance No. 2 by Edvard Grieg and arr. by Michael Story
  • A Christmas Festival by Leroy Anderson
  • La Folia by Arcangelo Corelli and arr. by Sopkin
  • The Moldau by Bedrich Smetana and arr by Richard Meyer
  • Carol Sing

May 11 : May Day Concert with Cheverus String Ensemble, Androscoggin Valley Community Orchestra and Augusta Symphony Orchestra

  • Pirates of the Caribbean by Klaus Badelt and arr. by Ted Ricketts, MYO, CHS, ASO, andAVCO
  • Ballade by Edmund J. Siennicki soloist Emma Shapiro Bassoon MYO, ASO, AVCO, and CHS
  • Concerto in B minor for Viola and Orchestra by G. F. Handel, Soloist Margaret Stavros viola, with MYO, ASO, AVCO, CHS
  • The Evil Eye and the Hideous Heart, Based on Edgar Allen Poe's poem, "The Tell-tale Heart" by Alan Lee Silva CHS
  • Piano Concerto in D major, H. XVIII:11, Vivace by Joseph Haydn, Soloist Samantha Pion piano, with MYO and CHS
  • Romanian Rhapsody No. 1 by Georges Enesco Augusta Symphony Orchestra
  • Concerto for Flute and String Orchestra Op. 10, No. 3 Allegro, by Antonio Vivaldi, Soloist Margaret Stavros, Flute with MYO
  • Concerto in jD minor for Two Violins and STring OIrchestra, BWV 1043, Largo ma non tanto, by J. S. Bach, Soloists, Caroline Summa and Smythe Eddy violins, MYO
  • Overture from the Opera William Tell by Gioacchino Rossini with MYO, ASO, AVCO, CHS Chamber STring Ensemble

December 10 : A Holiday Concert Featuring Thornton Academy Orchestra and the Yarmouth High School Choir

  • The Chicken Dance a.k.a. "Dance Little Bird"  by Werner Thomas score by Bob Cerulli with MYO and Thornton Academy Ochestra
  • Symphony No. 94 in G Major, "Surprise Symphony"  by F. J. Haydn with MYO and TAC
  • Artemis Rising by Jeffrey Bishop with MYO and TAC
  • Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24 by Paul O'Neill and Robert Kinkel and arr. by Bob Phillips Thornton Academ Orchestra
  • Lux Arumque Based on a poem by Edward Esch by Eric Whitacre YHS Choir
  • Waltz of the Flowers by P I Tchaikovsky and arr. by Jeff Funk YHS Choir
  • Enigma Variations Op. 36, IX Nimrod by Edward Elgar with MYO and TAC
  • Concerto Gross, Anne Wilkinson Primo Kazoo, Jacob Morrison Secondo Kazoo, and Paul Hsiao Tertiary Kazoo by Hirsch with MYO and TAC
  • Carol of the Bells by Michael Braz with YHS Choir, MYO and TAC
  • Carol Sing Audience participation,

April 10 : Tim Sample's Our Boy Hubert and the Wolf with Augusta Symphony Orchestra

  • Hebrides Overture Op. 2 by F. Mendelssohn, Augusta Symphony Orchestra
  • Bay of Fundy by Greg Boardman with MYO and ASO
  • Music for the Royal Fireworks by G. F. Handel with MYO and selected ASO Musicians
  • Oboe Concerto in C Major, allegro Spiritoso, by F. J. Haydn, Soloist Gail Russ
  • Tim Sample's Our Boy Hubert and the Wolf, Narrated by Tim Sample, Adapted from the Original Peter and the Wolf by Sergei Prokofiev

Augusta Symphony Orchestra and Maine Youth Orchestra

December 09 : Holiday Concert Featuring North Yarmouth Academy

  • The Sorcerer's Apprentice by Paul Dukas and arr. by Andrew Balent with MYO
  • Gloria by Antonio Vivaldi arr by Clayton Westermann Accompanied by Jeggrey Coggins Harpsichord and MYO

Gloria in Excelsis, Laudamuste, Gratias Agimus Tibi, Domine Deus (Jenny Sharp Soprano)

Domine Deus-Agnus Dei (Hadley Gibson alto), Quoniam Tu Solus Sanctus, Com Sancto Spiritu

The NYA Chorus

  • Blackbird by Lennon & McCartney, and arr. Mark Brymer, Accompanied by Julia Damion
  • Christmas Time is Here by Mendelson and Guaraldi and arr. by Weir
  • A Holly, Jolly Christmas by Johnny Marks and arr. by Deke Sharon
  • Good Lovin' by Clark & Resnick and arr. by Sharon & Raugh
  • Hooked on a Feeling by Mark Jamew and arr. by Deke Sharon
  • That'll be the Day by Allison, Petty, & Holly, arr. by Sharon & Raugh
  • Bridge Over Troubled Water by Paul Simon
  • Carol Sing with MYO and NYA Chorus
  • Hallelujah Chorus (from The Messiah) by George F. Handel with MYO and NYA Chorus



May 09 : Rick Charette Narrates Tubby the Tuba with Cheverus School Chamber String Ensemble and Augusta Symphony Orchestra

  • Mein Heim Overture Op. 62 by  Antonin Dvorak Augusta Symphony Orchestra
  • Simple Symphony by Benjamin Britten,

     Playful Pizzicato ASO, MYO and Cheverus String Ensemble

  • Summa by Arvo Part, Cheverus String Ensemble
  • Tubby the Tuba by George Kleinsinger, Story by Paul Tripp, with ASO MYO Cheverus Strings

     Narrated by Rick Charette with Ralph Turner solo tuba

  • Cello Concerto No. 1 by Dmitri Kabalevsky, Allegro moderato, Largo Molto espressivo, Andantino,

     Soloist  Maren Askins with ASO MYO and Cheverus Strings

  • Quartetto, for Strings and Continuo by Alessandro Scarlatti, Cheverus String Ensemble
  • Symphony No. 3, "The Unfinished Symphony" by Franz Schubert Allegro Moderato, with MYO, ASO and Cheverus Strings


December 08 : The Twelve Days of Christmas at the Eastland Park Hotel

  • Joy to the World
  • O Little Town of Bethlehem
  • Brandenburg Sinfonia from Cantata No174 by J. S. Bach adapted and arr. by Merle J. Isaac
  • O Christmas Tree
  • Nutcracker Ballet, Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy by P I Txchaikovsky and arr. by Merle J. Isaac
  • Jolly Old St. Nicholas
  • God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen
  • Theme from Cannon in D by J Pachelbel and arr. by John Caponegro
  • Deck the Halls with Boughs of Holly
  • The First Noel
  • O Come All Ye Faithful
  • Angels We Have Heard On HIgh
  • Silent Night
  • Trepak from "The Nutcracker Suite" by P. I Tschaikowsky and arr. by Sandra Dackow

May 08 : Joint Concerto Concert with Cheverus String Ensemble

  • Sinfonia No. 11 byJ S Bach arr. by Shirl Jae Atwell
  • Concerto No. 4 by K Stamitz Allegro
  • Viola Concerto in D, by F A Hoffmeister Rondo
  • A Prayer for Peace by J Willians
  • Flute Concerto in D by W A MozartAllegro aperto
  • Le Cygne (The Swan) from Carnival of the Animals by C Saint-Saëns
  • Water Music by G. F Handel Movement No VI

March 08 : 100th Anniversary Tribute to Leroy Anderson with Augusta Symphony

  • Academic Festival Overture, by J Brahms, arr. by V Leidig
  • The Syncopated Clock by Leroy Anderson
  • A Trumpeter’s Lullaby by Leroy Anderson
  • A Little Bartok Suite by Bela Bartok, arr. by P Gordon
  • Flute Concerto in G by C P E Bach Allegro di molto
  • The Typewriter
  • The Bluebells of Scotland by Leroy Anderson
  • Water Music by G F Handel

Dec 07 : Winter Concert

  • Orpheus in the Underworld by J Offenbach, arr. by C McAlister
  • Sleigh Ride by L Anderson
  • Selections from Carmen Suite No. 1 and Suite No. 2 by G Bizet
    • Habañera
    • Les dragons d’Alcala
    • Les Toréadors
  • A Little Bartok Suite, by B Bartok, arr. by P Gordon
    • Allegro
    • Andante espressivo
    • Allegro
  • Russians Sailors’ Dance from “The Red Poppy” by R Gliére arr. by M J Isaac

May 07 : Joint Concert with Augusta Symphony, Puppet Theater

  • Peter and the Wolf by S Prokofieff
  • Piano Concerto No 21, “Elvira Madigan by W A Mozart

Dec 06 : Winter Concert with the Freeport High School Chorus

  • Academic Festival Overture by J Brahms arr. by V Leidig
  • Chopstix Variations Traditional, arr. by J Brubaker
  • Carol of the Bells Ukranian Carol, arr. by M Braz
  • Selections from “The Messiah” by G F Handel
    • For unto us a Child is Born
    • And the Glory of the Lord
    • Hallelujah Chorus

May 06 : Concerto Concert

  • March of the Meistersingers, by R Wagner, arr. By R Meyer
  • Concerto in G major for Two Violas, by G P Telemann, arr. by Walter Lebermann
  • Petite Symphony Finale, by C Gounod
  • Concerto in g minor Op 12 No 1 by A Vivaldi arr W Kolneder Allegro
  • Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra by F J Haydn Allegro
  • Concerto for Double Bass, Op3 No2 by S Koussevitzky Andante
  • Cello Concerto in d minor, by E Lalo Intermezzo
  • Overture to Rienzi by R Wagner arr by S Dackow

Dec05 : Early Performances

  • Song of Joy from Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, L.von Beethoven 
    Arr. By A Romeo
  • Three Dances from Henry VIII, by E German
    • Morris Dance
    • Shepherd’s Dance
    • Torch Dance
  • Bach Suite, by J S Bach , arr. by T Clark
    • Little Prelude
    • Polonaise
    • Sarabande
    • Minuet
    • Chorale: “Thou with hate surrounded”
    • Gavotte
    • Bourreé
    • March
  • Light Cavalry Overture by F. von Suppe, arr. By C J Roberts