2016 Concerto Competition Results

It is with great pleasure that I would like to announce the winner of YOL’s 2016 Concerto Competition:

SooHyun Chae, who performed Samuel Barber’s 1st Movement of Concerto for Violin and Orchestra

The runner-up of YOL’s 2016 Concerto Competition is:

Sierra Bingham, who performed the third movement of Viotti’s Concerto No.22 in A minor

​Congratulations to you both!

It was a very close competition and all of our contestants had a wonderful showing — it was an afternoon filled with music and wonderful talent. Thank you all for participating.

YOL Concerto Competition, Christmas Performances & More!   Recently updated !

funny-music-note Exciting things are happening at YOL! We are looking forward to the annual YOL Concerto Competition this Friday. We will have some wonderful judges honoring us with their expertise and many talented students showcasing their abilities and musical gifts! What a wonderful way to start December.

Spectators are welcome at the competition, which will be held at St. John’s United Methodist Church in Lubbock on University Ave. just across from Texas Tech University. Seating for the event will open at 4 p.m. We welcome other YOL students, parents, and members of the community to attend. That is 4 p.m., Friday Dec. 2nd at St. John’s United Methodist Church, located at 1501 University Ave in Lubbock.

Remember, the winner of the concerto competition will be the featured soloist at the Spring Concert, so it is sure to be a very exciting event with the wonderful selection of talent we have performing — they are all great contenders!

Watch for these exciting YOL events also coming up:

Live Performance of the YOL students at the community Nativity from 3:30 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3rd. The event features over 800 nativity displays, art, live music during the day, evening concerts and a live nativity at night.

The event is at 7014 Frankford Ave. in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

For more information, visit http://www.lubbocknativity.org/

 The entire **Prelude Strings Orchestra group has been invited to perform the music they played for the Christmas Broadcast. Students performing at this event should arrive by 3:15 p.m. **NOTE: Prelude Strings Students can download the copies of their music from our printable music page of the YOL website.


Many of our students and some of the conductors and coaches you know from YOL will be performing in the holiday classic ballet, The Nutcracker from Dec. 8-11. Be sure to support them. Ballet Lubbock works very hard to bring this performance to life and it’s always a great community arts event to usher in the holiday season. See this site for more information or to buy tickets: https://balletlubbock.org/the-nutcracker/

Royalty Free Graphic Courtesy of http://www.allfreeclipart.comAlso coming soon:

Televised Broadcast of The Christmas Concert the Youth Orchestras of Lubbock taped in October.

KLBK channel 13 will broadcast the show on Dec 11 at 5 p.m. and again the day after Christmas at 6:30 a.m..

KMAC 28 will also show the concert, on Dec. 26th at 5:30 a.m. and at 11 a.m.


Royalty Free Graphic Courtesy of http://www.allfreeclipart.comWebcast and Telecast of the Electrify Your Strings concert will be available this coming week.

The “Electrify Your Strings” concert will air on LISD-TV starting Monday, December 5th at 7:00 PM.

The concert will air for a few weeks and can be viewed on Suddenlink Channel 12 or HD 112.

The broadcast will also be available to watch online by going to the LISD home page at https://www.lubbockisd.org/ (After Dec 5th)