Super Bows is a beginning string ensemble for students who have completed the Strings in the Schools program or have had at least one year of private lessons. Students must be able to read notes on the A-string, D-string, and be familiar with whole, half, quarter and eighth notes.
There is no audition requirement for Super Bows. Students will need their instrument, bow, rosin, and a pencil. No method book purchases necessary. Music will be distributed during rehearsals.
For the weekly rehearsal schedule, click here.
Tuition is not refundable.
Meet the Conductor
Emily Lanzone earned a Bachelor’s of Music in violin performance from the University of Oregon, Master’s of Music from the University of Nevada, Reno, and a Professional Studies Diploma from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Her principal instructors have included Kathryn Gray, Kathleen Winkler, Kathy Lucktenberg, Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio, and Axel Strauss. Emily is Associate Concertmaster of the San Luis Obispo Symphony, as well as a frequent guest in many California orchestras, including Fresno, Santa Maria, Bakersfield, Monterey, Santa Barbara, etc. She is also a member of the Santa Cruz Symphony, and the Oregon Coast Music Festival in Coos Bay, Oregon. Emily is on the music faculty at Cuesta College, Cal Poly University, and works with students of the San Luis Obispo Youth Symphony, while maintaining a private studio of violin and viola students. A native of Portland, Oregon, she now lives in Los Osos with her husband Brian, son Kieran and daughter Keely.
Super Bows will need to register on our website to be in Youth Symphony. You will not need to schedule an audition. You will not need to pay an audition fee.
Registering will add you to our email list so you are in the loop when information becomes available!
Super Bows will meet at Laguna Middle School on Mondays from 4:00 – 5:00 PM. Students are expected to arrive about 10-15 minutes early to help set up their chairs and stands, along with getting their instrument tuned. The first rehearsal is expected to be Mon, Sept 23, 2019.
Youth Symphony has three performances. Super Bows will have an additional performance April 2020 for the annual String Play Day.
News & Announcements
YS Winter Concert
Youth Symphony Winter Concert will be taking place on Monday, December 9, 2019 at New Life Community Church in Pismo Beach. The concert begins at 6 PM and doors open at 5:30 PM. Tickets are now available for purchase.
Academy String Orchestra will be having a pops concert on Monday, October 28, 2019 at Community Baptist Church starting at 6:00 PM. The theme of the concert is “Heroes”, featuring music from Star Wars, Star Trek, Olympic Spirit, and more! Join us for an evening of great music.
YS Finale Concert Tickets
Youth Symphony will be having the Finale Concert on SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2019 @ 4 PM. Tickets are now on sale! Get your tickets today by visiting the Performing Arts Center website (click here). This concert will feature Concert Orchestra, Academy String Orchestra, Symphonic Winds, and Preparatory Strings! There will also be a special performance…