Sounding Puzzles | Santa Cruz County Youth Symphony Concert

Presented by Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music

Photo of the Fourtés Violin Quartet (four youth holding their violins)

Cabrillo Festival is proud to be the presenting sponsor of the Santa Cruz County Youth Symphony (SCCYS) in two world premieres: Sounding Puzzles, a work for remotely-recorded youth orchestra by composer Danny Clay; and Violin Quartet by Elias Gilbert for the Fourtés Violin Quartet, an ensemble of the SCCYS Chamber Music Academy.

Founded in 1965, and led by Nathaniel Berman, Music Director, the Santa Cruz County Youth Symphony offers serious young musicians from throughout Santa Cruz County the opportunity to study and perform orchestral music at a pre-professional level. The Chamber Music Academy is led by Cynthia Baehr-Williams, Head Teacher, and is a program of the Santa Cruz County Youth Symphony.

2021 Virtual Season Sponsors: The Humanities Institute at UCSC, Santa Cruz County Bank, Redtree Partners

Photo by Gerry Mandel

Program Items

Danny Clay Sounding Puzzles
Elias Gilbert Violin Quartet