West Jordan Symphony

The West Jordan Symphony is an all-volunteer organization of musicians from around the Salt Lake Valley dedicated to the performance of great music. We rehearse regularly on Saturdays 9-11:30 AM at West Jordan City Hall (8000 S Redwood Rd, West Jordan, UT 84088), 1st floor Community Room.


Utah Live! Joint Concert with Utah Philharmonic Orchestra
Sep
8
7:30 PM19:30

Utah Live! Joint Concert with Utah Philharmonic Orchestra

Optional Dress Rehearsal
Juan Diego Catholic High School
Thursday, September 6th
7:00-9:30 PM

Optional dress rehearsal for Friday night's concert, including:

  • Smetana - The Bartered Bride
  • Shostakovich - Tahiti Trot (arrangment)
  • And several Michael Strickland arrangements - fun things like Music of the Night and Bumble Boogie (based off of The Bumblebee)

Michael Strickland Concert
Juan Diego Catholic High School
Friday, September 7th
Concert Call Time 7:00 PM


The strings are invited, but not obligated, to pop in and play at least the Michael Strickland pieces. They would love to have you!


Surround Sound Concert (with High School Students)
Juan Diego Catholic High School
Saturday, September 8th
Concert Call Time 6:30 PM

All WJS members invited to play!

  • Indiana Jones (arr. Victor Lopez)
  • Lord of the Rings (arr. Bob Cerulli)
  • Harry Potter (arr. Michael Story)
  • Magnificent Seven (arr. Roy Phillippe)

[ High School Map ] [ Workshop Schedule ]

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Aug
25
9:00 AM09:00

Rehearsals Resume

West Jordan Symphony 2018-2019
Rehearsals Resume Saturday, August 25th!

Hello West Jordan Symphony musicians! Hope you're having a great summer! Here's the schedule so far!

FALL CONCERT
Friday, October 12, 2018, 7:00 PM
Viridian Event Center

WEST JORDAN ARTS COUNCIL HOLIDAY CONCERT
Saturday, December 1, 2018, 6:00 PM
Viridian Event Center

HANDEL'S MESSIAH
December, 2018 (date TBD)

Our first concert will feature Symphonic Dances from Fiddler on the Roof, Selections from Phatom of the Opera, Highlights from Wicked, The Sound of Music, and Music from Evita!

Rehearsals will be at West Jordan City Hall (1st floor, community room), 9-11:30 AM, starting Saturday, August 25th.

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Spring Concert
May
18
7:30 PM19:30

Spring Concert

The West Jordan Symphony’s annual Spring Concert, entitled From the New World, will feature Antonín Dvořák's 9th Symphony in its entirety! Come and listen as the musical story unfolds: the excitement and trepidation of setting out on a new journey, the nostalgia and longing for home, pressing onward, ending with the final, triumphant fanfare! Samuel Barber's Adagio for Strings will also be performed--a piece of exquisite beauty and heart-rending melancholy! A performance not to be missed!

FREE ADMISSION

Repertoire:

Barber - Adagio for Strings

Dvorak - Symphony No. 9 Mvmt 1-4

Concert Program

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Come Dream With Me
Mar
16
7:00 PM19:00

Come Dream With Me

Jeannine Goeckeritz, billboard charting artist, and principal flautist for the Orchestra at Temple Square will perform pieces from her latest album "Come Dream With Me" accompanied by the West Jordan Symphony!

Concert Repertoire

  • Fly Me to the Moon - Bart Howard, arr. Ryan Murphy
  • Dances With Wolves - John Barry, arr. Steven Rosenhaus
  • Nella Fantasia - Ennio Morricone, arr. J. Scott Rakozy
  • Like An Angel Passing Through My Room - Chance Thomas
  • Amazing Grace - Shane Mickelsen
  • Crisantemi - Giacomo Puccini
  • Requiem - Shane Mickelsen
  • Come Dream With Me - Stephen Nelson
  • My Favorite Things - Richard Rodgers, arr. Ryan Murphy
  • Nimrod - Edward Elgar

FREE ADMISSION


Media:

Poster (Hi-res PNG, 6.38MB | Low-res PNG, 974 KB | Hi-res PDF, 7.46 MB)

Compact Image (Hi-res PNG, 1.86MB | Low-res PNG, 735 KB)

Program (PDF)

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Dec
17
7:00 PM19:00

Handel's Messiah Sing-a-long

Handel's Messiah featuring soloists from the community with the West Jordan Symphony!

  • Elise Vikari - I Know That My Redeemer Liveth
  • Felicia Lundie - How Beautiful Are the Feet
  • Kacee Mickelsen - He Shall Feed His Flock (soprano)
  • Angela Bowles - Recit. 14-16
  • Olivia Moore - Behold, a Virgin Shall conceive, Oh Thou That Telleth
  • Merillee Zielke - Then Shall the Eyes of the Blind, He Shall Feed His Flock (mezzo)
  • Alex Schmalz - Thus Saith The Lord, But Who May Abide
  • David Combs - He That Dwelleth In The Heavens, Thou Shalt Break Them
  • Jerry Westberg - Comfort Ye, Every Valley

 

Pieces and order:

 

1. Overture

2. Comfort Ye

3. Every Valley

4. And The Glory

5. Thus Saith The Lord

6. But Who May Abide

8. Behold a Virgin Shall Conceive 

9. O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings

12. For Unto Us A Child Is Born

13. Pastoral 

14. There Were Shepherds

15. And The Angel Said Unto Them

16. And Suddenly

17. Glory to God

19. Then Shall the Eyes of the Blind

20. He Shall Feed His Flock

22. Behold The Lamb of God

24. Surely He Hath Borne Our Griefs

38. How Beautiful Are the Feet

42. He That Dwelleth in the Heavens*

43. Thou Shalt Break Them*

44. Hallelujah

45. My Redeemer Liveth

53. Worthy is the Lamb

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Dec
16
9:00 AM09:00

Dress Rehearsal

  • 8000 S Redwood Road West Jordan, UT, 84088 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Rehearsal with vocal soloists. This rehearsal will likely be at West Jordan City Hall rather than the normal rehearsal space at the Community Arts Center. We will plan on running through the whole program on both the 9th and 16th, so plan on coming for an hour near the beginning of rehearsal if you’re on the front end, or come around 10:30 if you’re near the end.

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Dec
9
9:00 AM09:00

Rehearsal

  • 8000 S Redwood Road West Jordan, UT, 84088 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Rehearsal with vocal soloists. This rehearsal will likely be at West Jordan City Hall rather than the normal rehearsal space at the Community Arts Center. We will plan on running through the whole program on both the 9th and 16th, so plan on coming for an hour near the beginning of rehearsal if you’re on the front end, or come around 10:30 if you’re near the end.

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