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tions of the original. certo in C major for flute with Felix Mendelss
of Joy to provide instruc- “I had reservations and harp, K.299.” “Hebrides Overture 
tion for children in orches- about the piece I did three Umble, who is on the fac- gal’s Cave), Opus 26

tral stringed instruments, years ago,” Yehudi Wyner ulty at Youngstown State also will include Ma
which isn’t offered in any said. “I didn’t like the tran- University, has presented Ravel’s “Sleeping Be

Trumbull County school sitions between some of the recitals in Europe and and “Laideronette, Em
district. When the class sections. It didn’t convince 
‘‘ M A Z E II’
started, Pulitzer Prize-win- me, as far as continuity, 
ning composer Yehudi (that it worked) as an inte- 
Wyner — who also is the grated piece ... I went back 

husband of WPO Conductor and examined the piece, H O W S
and Music Director Susan evaluated the parts I liked, 

Davenny Wyner — wrote and the ones I didn’t, those 
“Maze,” which the students places should be blacked 

performed with the orches- out. I built the piece around SS SS T R I N G S 
tra in 2014. the same material from the 


O   J O Y ’ When he finally plays something for me he’s created, it’s like a window 
monic orchestra conductor and music directo

On Sunday,d students’ exercise books W Wa ar r r en n Ph hii l h a r mo on nii c Orr ch he es st tr a Co on nd d u c t or r a n d      
more experiencedand basically kept all of that DDi i r ec c t or r S uss an n Da av v e nn ny y W yn ne er r wo or r ks s wi it h St trin 
students will perform and adorned it, surrounded JJ o y  stt ud d e nt t s, , i n c l ud d i ngg c e l li st t Lo o ga a n C o okk,, dur 
“Maze II” at Christ Episco- it with somewhat different 
pal Church. The Wyners material.” rr eh he ea a rs s a l la a s t we ee ekkeen nd d. . 

worked with the students Students performing If you go ... 
last weekend in preparation Sunday include Olivia 

for the concert. Dunn, Skylar Kromer, Ben 
“The progress of the Haywood, Talia Rishel, Jor- HH
OOR R C H ESS T R AWWyner, conductor; Kathr 
young ones on Yehudi’s dan Walker, Natalie  Avon, harp; and Strings of Joy students 
piece from one day to the Workley, Ava Turner, Trin- 
next was amazing,” Susan ity Walker, Victoria 
Davenny Wyner said. “It’s Kromer, Piper Click, Chloe WWW
always so startling to real- Cook and Abigail Burgraf 
ize how far things can go on violin and Logan Cook dren dren 12 and younger when accompanied by an adult. Ticke
and how far they can come on cello.  Shout Out 
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in a shrt amount of time Even though they live 
owhen folks are willing and together, Susan Davenny throughout the United of the Pagodas” frohhe Stri ng g s off Jooyy st t uddeen ntt s w w ill  

responsive and practicing Wyner said her husband States. She has performed “Mother Goose Suitessoollvee a neew w “MMa a z e” ” wh h enn t hee  
and concentrating.” prefers to compose in pri- principal flute with the Nikolai Rimsky-Korsa

When composing the vate, and she doesn’t hear Toledo Symphony Orches- familiar “Flight of the WWaarrenn P hiil haarr mo o niic c O O r c hees s tr a
originalthe work until he’s ready to tra and Youngstown Sym- blebee.” 
Wyner said he drew on 
 aishare it. phony Orchestra and is a In addition to Sunoop peen n s it s 20 01 177- - 18 8 seeaas soonn. .
exercises the young stu- “When he finally plays founding member of Duo public performance
dents used in their instruc- something for me he’s cre- Allant, a flute-and-guitar Christ Episcopal Ch

tion books and tried to ated, it’s like a window into duo, with Francois Fowler. the orchestra also will
incorporatethminto a a magic world of the person Avon also teaches at YSU two concerts for

 e piece that used the full you love,” she said. “You and performs regularly schoolchildren on F
orchestra. suddenly see things that with Resonance Works, morning at Lakeview 

“The challenge is not have been intriguing him Edgewood Symphony, Alia School auditorium. 
writing a piece for begin- and fascinating him ... I love Musica, Youngstown Sym- that young audienc
ners orwworking with him. He can phony Orchestra and 
mind, the orchestra
 roticated group of musicians, be totally honest with me in Wheeling Symphony. will be playing an orch
it’s reconciling the extreme suggesting that I move a “Kathryn is is simply a arrangement of the J

contrasts between rank phrase here or that I’m hur- world-class musician,” Timberlake song “
beginners and accom- rying material too much Susan Davenny Wyner said. Stop the Feeling” fro

plished, sophisticatedhere or, for God’s sake, why “She is so sensitive and 2016 film “Trolls.” 
 scians and making it seem did I do this so slowly or skilled and approaches here “At the school con

there is an organic connec- whatever.” instrument with such we’ve learned how 
tion. That’s really where the Also performing with the humanity and imagination the children enjoy hea
orchestra Sunday will be that it’s magical. Marissa is 
challenge is.” piece they know from 
This time, he was writ flutist Kathryn Thomas new to me and new to this lar music and hearing PP ul l it ze e r P  ri ze e- - w i nn n i ngg c om m p osse er r Ye eh hu ud d i Wy yn ne e r li s te en ns s t o      
-ing for a larger group of stu- Umble and harpist Marissa community, and to have her into an orchestralSSt t r i n gs s of f  J oy y stt ud d e n t s pl l a y hh i s c o mp p o si iti on n “ Ma a z e II ” i n  

dents, including a cello Knaub Avon, who will be play the harp on this piece guage,” she said. “It capp r ep pa a r at ti on n  f o r Su u n da ay y ’ s Wa ar r r en n Ph h i l h ar r mo on n ic O r c h esst tr a
player, and it gave him an the featured soloists on really excited me.” them completely by
cc on ncce er r  t.
opportunity to rework sec- Wolfgang Mozart’s “Con- The concert will open prise.” 
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