Jewett Auditorium, Caldwell, ID

With more than 160 members, two orchestras and a full performance schedule, the Boise Phil Youth Orchestra is a joy to hear and to be a part of. Under the direction of music director Jennifer Drake, these young musicians receive professional ensemble training and coaching by the Boise Phil orchestra musicians. The youth orchestras are open to woodwind, brass, percussion, and string students in 9th-12th grade by audition only.

Jennifer Drake Boise Phil Youth Orchestra Director
Reinhold Gliére: Russian Sailors Dance
TBA Concerto winner
Duke Ellington (Arr. Calvin Custer): Duke Ellington!
Margaret Bonds: Montgomery Variations
Pyotr Illych Tchaikovsky: March Slav
TBA Concerto winner

The Boise All-City Honor Band is our special guest and will be performing at this concert! It is an auditioned group of musicians in 6th-8th grade. The Boise Honor Band is under the Direction of Mark Young, who has led the group since 2018. The ensemble includes twenty-one 8th graders, fourteen 7th graders, and seven 6th graders from 15 different schools across the Boise School District. The group meets once a week after school. All of the musicians in the program are also a part of their school’s band program.

Boise All-City Honor Band Program
Director: Mark Young
Darklands Symphony – Randall Standridge
I. Darklands March
II. Dance of the Mad Price
III. The Serpent Priest and the Black Bell
IV. The Queen’s Masque
V. Darkheart (Escape from Darkheart Castle)



Additional Information

We want you to know that the health and safety of our audiences, musicians and staff are our first priority. As of 6/7/22, there are no special health and safety protocols in place for the 22|23 season. Future updates will be provided to ticket holders prior to the performance in our event reminder emails in case new health protocols are in effect. We appreciate your ongoing support!

This information is current as of 6/7/22 and may be revised at a later date. Check our website at for the latest policies.