A Century of Musical Inspiration for Young People!
On November 10, 2011 current YPSCA members and special guests kicked off an official celebration of the Centennial!
“The Tin Forest"
Narrated by Mayor R.T. Rybak
Champagne Luncheon & Centennial Program
Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak
Minnesota Orchestra Associate Conductor
The Tin Forest composer
Representatives from the
Minneapolis Public School District
Many former YPSCA Presidents
Other honored guests
Special tribute to long time Minnesota Orchestra conductor Henry Charles Smith rounded out the day's program. Smith was honored for the lasting impact his interest and involvement has had on the Young People's Concerts.
Watch this special video created for YPSCA’s centennial in 2011.