Philadelphia Orchestra Trip

12/2/2017 •

Participating YOCJ Families ~ On Saturday, December 2 we are headed into the city to see The Philadelphia Orchestra perform Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, Mozart’s Prague Symphony No. 38, Wagner’s Overture to Tannhäuser, as well as excerpts from Hansel and Gretel by Humperdinck.

Click HERE to view your Permission Slip/Ticket Form with all the details.

Also, an email was sent during the final week of November with your bus assignment and final details:

Scour your emails for the message called: YOCJ Dec. 2 Philadelphia Orchestra trip information

Here are some of the details:

1. ​LIST: ​Please check the email attachment to make sure your information is correct.
You will find:
• your name
• Bus status: #1 or #2, OR no bus
• your section
• Seat number

• meet in the parking lot of WWPHSN by 4:45 PM​ ​– buses leave promptly at 5 PM.
• please bring a snack for the bus ride​ ​– ​NO PEANUTS or glass containers please.
• you will be given your ticket once we reach the Kimmel Center.
• buses will return to​ WWPHSN​ by 11:30 PM at ​the earliest. Students attending without parents should text or call on the way home for the actual arrival time.


• FYI: YOCJ bus riders are attending the pre-concert talk from 7 PM to 7:30 PM in the Rendall room of the Kimmel Center. We hope you join us!

• To obtain your ticket, you can meet Mrs. Epps in the Kimmel Center, outside of the Rendall Room ​at ​either
​-​6:45 PM to 7 PM or
​-​7:30 PM​ to 7:45PM​
You can text Mrs. Epps before or after the pre-concert talk, ​please ​not during the talk​ or the 8pm concert​: 609-213-0005
When texting, please state your name. Thanks!

• The concert begins promptly at 8 PM. Please plan on obtaining your ticket prior to then.

Bus #1:
Conductor Circle
Chaperones: Scott Collins, Larisa Epps, Catherine Isnardi
Orchestra Tier
Chaperones:​ ​Phillip Pugh, Bob Peterson, Sunhee Kim

Bus #2:
Tier 3
Chaperones: John Enz, Yan Zheng, Prabhat Tomar
Tier 2
Chaperones: Brian Woodward, Ana Govorko

Any questions? Please email us ASAP at
Thank you,
YOCJ Staff