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Sleigh Ride | An ESYO Holiday Spectacular

  • Dates: December 19, 2021
  • Time: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Price: $25 for single tickets; Buy 3 get 1 free; $10 each for groups 10+
  • Overview

    ESYO Symphony Orchestra
    Helen Cha-Pyo, Guest Conductor

    ESYO Youth Jazz Orchestra
    Dr. Peter Bellino, Conductor

    ESYO Chamber Orchestra
    Dr. David Bebe, Chamber Program Director

    With special guests, national recording artist and American Idol Finalist Madison VanDenburg, and Award-winning author Vicki Addesso Dodd.


    American Idol Finalist Madison VanDenburg performs The Light of Christmas!

    Ring in the holiday season with family and friends at the Empire State Youth Orchestra. Catch the spirit of the season and take a joyful sleigh ride with sparkling holiday favorites, Christmas carols, and inspired Symphonic classics filled with good cheer. ESYO’s former Music Director Helen Cha-Pyo returns to Proctors MainStage to conduct seasonal masterpieces by Mozart, Prokofiev, Leroy Anderson, and more. Dash through the snow with ESYO Youth Jazz Orchestra as they perform the famed holiday classic (There is No Place Like) Home for the Holidays by Schenectady County-native Robert Allen, and a Basie-style arrangement of We Wish You A Merry Christmas.

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