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  June 4, 2022 LIVE Concert 7:30pm

Our 55th Season has in-person concerts for Oct., Nov., and Dec. 2021.

Newark Symphony Orchestra offers free performances and videos from our 54th season. Visit our Virtual Concerts page to enjoy the music, along with our new pre-concert Program Noted podcast. Visit our Music Room Series page for our new educational program featuring our musicians.

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Join us May 15th at 3pm to hear some very talented young musicians. Buy your tickets online Gabriela Salvador-Riera is a 10th grade vocal and strings major at Cab Calloway School of the Arts in Wilmington. She began playing violin at age six in Valencia, Spain, and has been studying with Julianne Murphy Ruiz at the Music School of Delaware (MSD) since 2015. Gabriela is an alum of the Sphinx Performance Academy at the Curtis Institute in 2018, 2019, and 2021, and at Cleveland Institute of Music in 2020; She is a two-year recipient of the SPA X-Factor Award, and in 2019 was awarded the prestigious Sphinx MPower Grant to continue her studies in the Honors Program at Music School of Delaware. This past summer she participated in the 2021 Heifetz PEG Institute, where she studied with Francesca dePasquale. In 2021, Gabriela was selected as one of ten participants of the inaugural national cohort of Fortissima, an artistic and leadership development program for high school-age young women in classical music at the Colburn School, where she is mentored by Karla Donehew-Perez of the Catalyst Quartet. Gabriela is a 1st violin in the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO) for the 2021-22 season. Since 2020, Gabriela has been a PMAY artist, and that year was named a Coastal Concerts Scholarship winner.

At the Music School of Delaware, Gabriela was concertmaster of the Delaware Youth Symphony Orchestra (DYSO) for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons, under the direction of Maestro Simeone Tartaglione. She was named winner of the 2020 DYSO Concerto Competition, and was 1st Runner-up in the 2021 Delaware Concerto Competition for Young Musicians. She was also a 2020 and 2021 recipient of the MSD Honor Award and Merit Scholarship, and winner of the Estella Hillersohn Frankel Violin Scholarship Competition.

At Cab Calloway, Gabriela is a soprano in the High School Vocal program, concertmaster of the select High School Chamber Orchestra, and a member of the Con Fuego steel drum ensemble. In 2018, she was named Outstanding Student Accompanist in the Festival Disney Vocal Competition in Orlando FL. Gabriela was a soprano in the 2019 Delaware All-State Jr Choir, and distinguished as a top ten violinist in both the 2019 and 2020 Delaware All-State Orchestra. She served as Treasurer of the National Junior Honor Society, and in 2020 was honored with the Cab Calloway Medal, the top arts and academic distinction for 8th grade graduates.
Gabriela volunteers with MELODY (Music Enriches Lives of Delaware Youth), an after-school music program for 5-7 year-old children from the city of Wilmington. She also enjoys reading and participating in musical theater productions.
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Join us May 15th at 3pm to hear some very talented young musicians.  Buy your tickets online Gabriela Salvador-Riera is a 10th grade vocal and strings major at Cab Calloway School of the Arts in Wilmington. She began playing violin at age six in Valencia, Spain, and has been studying with Julianne Murphy Ruiz at the Music School of Delaware (MSD) since 2015. Gabriela is an alum of the Sphinx Performance Academy at the Curtis Institute in 2018, 2019, and 2021, and at Cleveland Institute of Music in 2020; She is a two-year recipient of the SPA X-Factor Award, and in 2019 was awarded the prestigious Sphinx MPower Grant to continue her studies in the Honors Program at Music School of Delaware. This past summer she participated in the 2021 Heifetz PEG Institute, where she studied with Francesca dePasquale. In 2021, Gabriela was selected as one of ten participants of the inaugural national cohort of Fortissima, an artistic and leadership development program for high school-age young women in classical music at the Colburn School, where she is mentored by Karla Donehew-Perez of the Catalyst Quartet. Gabriela is a 1st violin in the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO) for the 2021-22 season. Since 2020, Gabriela has been a PMAY artist, and that year was named a Coastal Concerts Scholarship winner.

At the Music School of Delaware, Gabriela was concertmaster of the Delaware Youth Symphony Orchestra (DYSO) for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons, under the direction of Maestro Simeone Tartaglione. She was named winner of the 2020 DYSO Concerto Competition, and was 1st Runner-up in the 2021 Delaware Concerto Competition for Young Musicians. She was also a 2020 and 2021 recipient of the MSD Honor Award and Merit Scholarship, and winner of the Estella Hillersohn Frankel Violin Scholarship Competition.  

At Cab Calloway, Gabriela is a soprano in the High School Vocal program, concertmaster of the select High School Chamber Orchestra, and a member of the Con Fuego steel drum ensemble.  In 2018, she was named Outstanding Student Accompanist in the Festival Disney Vocal Competition in Orlando FL. Gabriela was a soprano in the 2019 Delaware All-State Jr Choir, and distinguished as a top ten violinist in both the 2019 and 2020 Delaware All-State Orchestra. She served as Treasurer of the National Junior Honor Society, and in 2020 was honored with the Cab Calloway Medal, the top arts and academic distinction for 8th grade graduates. 
Gabriela volunteers with MELODY (Music Enriches Lives of Delaware Youth), an after-school music program for 5-7 year-old children from the city of Wilmington.  She also enjoys reading and participating in musical theater productions.

Joining us on May 15th is one of our high school division winners of the youth concerto competition. Purchase tickets online newarksymphony.org/events/sunday-may-15-2022-300pm-location-tbd-college-level-concerto-competitio...
Junxue (Julius) Huang is a senior at the Haverford School in Haverford, PA. He started playing violin at the age of four and came to the U.S. for high school. Before his departure, Julius has received music training from professors in the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Tongji University, and the Shanghai Normal University. After coming to the States, he has followed Mr. Ying Fu, the associate concertmaster of the National Symphony Orchestra, for four years. He has also taken master classes with principles and concertmasters in prestigious orchestras, including the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Julius has attended many music festivals and garnered awards, including the Hong Kong International String Open Competition, the MTNA state competition, and the Tri-county Chamber Music Competition. He received his diploma in violin performance with distinction from the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music in 2018 and has appeared as a guest soloist in various universities and schools since then, such as Fudan University in Shanghai and the Haverford Conservatory. He is currently the concertmaster of the Pennsylvania Youth Orchestra and the Haverford Orchestra.
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Joining us on May 15th is one of our high school division winners of the youth concerto competition.  Purchase tickets online  https://newarksymphony.org/events/sunday-may-15-2022-300pm-location-tbd-college-level-concerto-competition-winner-genevieve-hahn-voice-piangero-la-sorte-mia-from-giulio-cesare-by-handel/
Junxue (Julius) Huang is a senior at the Haverford School in Haverford, PA. He started playing violin at the age of four and came to the U.S. for high school. Before his departure, Julius has received music training from professors in the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Tongji University, and the Shanghai Normal University. After coming to the States, he has followed Mr. Ying Fu, the associate concertmaster of the National Symphony Orchestra, for four years. He has also taken master classes with principles and concertmasters in prestigious orchestras, including the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Julius has attended many music festivals and garnered awards, including the Hong Kong International String Open Competition, the MTNA state competition, and the Tri-county Chamber Music Competition. He received his diploma in violin performance with distinction from the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music in 2018 and has appeared as a guest soloist in various universities and schools since then, such as Fudan University in Shanghai and the Haverford Conservatory. He is currently the concertmaster of the Pennsylvania Youth Orchestra and the Haverford Orchestra.
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