Auditions will take place on Sunday, March 5, 2017. Audition judges will select students that will perform in the annual Youth Aliyah concert. In addition highest scoring points students will be recognized in each age group.
Performers usually range in age from 4 to 18 and perform a varied program of music by J.S.Bach, Bela Bartok, Melody Bober, Carol Bohm, Frédéric François Chopin, Muzio Clementi, Claude Debussy, Anton Diabelli, J.H.Fiocco, George Gershwin, and more.
Edgar Meyer, a native Oak Ridger, and the world renowned bassist and composer was a regular performer at the Youth Aliyah concerts in the past. He is joined by many other past participants who became professional musicians.
Youth Aliyah is a program of the international philanthropic organization Hadassah. The local chapter sponsors this concert each year to raise money to benefit Jewish children worldwide.