Piano Concerto Competition Winner


Cache Symphony Orchestra announces winners of the Annual Piano Concerto Competition held February 8, 2020. First place was awarded to Aaron Miller of Willard, Utah playing Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 2, 1st movement. He is a student of Anarie White. Aaron will perform with the Cache Symphony Orchestra April 11th as part of their Spring Concert in the Daines Concert Hall on the campus of Utah State University.

Second place was awarded to Jake Anderson of Logan, Utah playing the first movement of Mendelssohn’s Concerto in G Minor. He is a student of Ryan Frazier. Third place was awarded to Jacee Taylor of Elwood, Utah playing Kabalevsky Concerto No. 3, 1st movement. She is also a student of Anarie White.

This competition is held annually and serves the purpose of providing an opportunity for young pianists up to the age of 18 throughout Cache, Rich, and Box Elder Counties to perform concerto works with adjudication and commentary by local qualified judges. More information can be found on the website of Cache Symphony Orchestra.

Spring 2020 Season Info

Our new season is coming soon. Get the following dates on your calendar.

Concert Date: April 11
First Rehearsal: Jan 15
Program: Picture at an Exhibition, plus two concertos, and a possible overture 
Below is the proposed rehearsal schedule for the season:

Jan  – 08 – board meeting
Jan  – 15 – full rehearsal
Jan  – 22 – full rehearsal
Jan  – 29 – full rehearsal
Feb  – 05 – sectionals, schedule TBA
Feb  – 12 – full rehearsal
Feb  – 19  – full rehearsal
Feb  – 26 – sectionals, schedule TBA
Mar  – 04 – full rehearsal
Mar  – 11 – full rehearsal
Mar  – 18 – full rehearsal
Mar  – 25 – full rehearsal
Apr  – 01 – full rehearsal
Apr  – 08  dress rehearsal
Apr  – 11 Saturday concert

Concerto Winners

Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra - Spring 2019

Two incredibly talented, young soloists will be joining us for our upcoming concert. Come support them and see what they’ve been working on. You won’t be disappointed. This is always a great concert for those young musicians just getting started, but it’s also great for the more advanced musician working on bettering their skills or those who just love great music. Seeing what these young musicians have been able to accomplish this far in their lives, is always pretty inspiring. Come spend your Saturday evening listening to fun music and enjoying the energy of these fantastic soloists. The concert is Saturday, March 30 at 7:30 in the Daines Concert Hall. Featured works will include Mozart Piano Concerto No. 20 (soloist: Gary Zhan), Dvorak Cello Concerto (soloist: Aaron Lacey), Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra (narrated by Dr. Craig Jessop), and Rimsky-Korsakov’s Russian Easter Overture.

Tickets are $5 for students (with id)/youth and $10 adults at the door and online. Get your tickets early so you don’t have to stand in line forever and so we can get started on time. https://sa1.seatadvisor.com/sabo/servlets/TicketRequest?eventId=1195770&presenter=CAINE&venue=&event=

CSO Piano Concerto Competition 2019 Winner:

Gary Zhan, 14, a freshman at Logan High School, has been awarded first place in the
fifth annual Cache Symphony Piano Concerto Competition. Second and third place was
awarded to Andrew Findley and Jan Hubbard, respectively, with Angela Zhan receiving
an Honorable Mention for her playing.
Gary Zhan will perform the 1st movement of Mozart’s Piano Concerto in D Minor with
the Cache Symphony Orchestra at their Spring concert March 30,
2019 in the Daines Concert Hall on the campus of Utah State University.

Concerto Winners

Two fantastic young soloists will be joining us in our next concert, March 30, 7:30, in the Daines Concert Hall. Soloists will be announced soon as the competitions aren’t quite completed yet. Featured works will include two concertos (one piano and one string) as well as Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, narrated by Craig Jessop, and Rimsky-Korsakov’s Russian Easter Festival Overture. Come and enjoy a night of high energy and incredible works with these fantastic soloists on March 30th at 7:30 PM in the Daines Concert Hall, USU. You won’t want to miss it.

Tickets are $5 for students (with id)/youth and $10 adults at the door and online: https://sa1.seatadvisor.com/sabo/servlets/TicketRequest?eventId=1195770&presenter=CAINE&venue=&event=


Adventures of cosmic proportions

How do you organize a space party? You planet! We are going to have a party of our very own as we explore the solar system together, through music.  We will be playing Holst’s The Planets as well as the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, Mvt 1. It will be an ethereal night you won’t soon forget. Come and enjoy this adventure with us on November 17th at 7:30 PM in the Daines Concert Hall, USU. Tickets are available online at http://www.cca.usu.edu and at the door. Gets your tickets now.