The Glendale Youth Orchestra, under the baton of conductor Brad Keimach, will perform at 7 p.m. on March 11 at the Alex Theatre.
Fifteen-year-old Crescenta Valley High School student Sarah Worden performs a violin solo.
The program includes Beethoven: Coriolan Overture, Op. 62; Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto, 2nd and 3rd movements, Sarah Worden, violin; Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 11.
The Glendale Youth Orchestra has also been selected as a Premier LA Phil Youth Orchestra Mentorship Program and will be performing at Disney Hall on May 5. Only four youth orchestras from Los Angeles County were chosen for this high honor.
The program is funded in part by a grant from the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.
A silent auction to benefit the scholarship program will take place in the lobby of the theater beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets are $10. and may be purchased from the Alex Theatre box office. Groups of 15 or more get 15% off. Students, children and seniors may purchase tickets for $8.50 each, by calling 818-243-ALEX, or visiting www.alextheatre.org.