Akron Youth Symphony

50th Anniversary Tour - New York City Itinerary

Friday, June 10, 2005

7:30 a.m.

Meet at Guzzetta Hall - Load buses

8:00 a.m.

Depart Akron

6:00 p.m. Arrive NYC, check in at Grand Hyatt Hotel
7:00 p.m. Dinner: Grand Central Station Dining Concourse - 42nd & Park Ave.
8:00 p.m. Walking tour of Times Square Area
10:00 p.m. Return to Grand Hyatt
11:00 p.m. Lights Out

Saturday, June 11

9:00 a.m. Breakfast from Bloom's Deli
10:00 a.m. Metropolitan Museum of Art - 5th Ave. at 82nd St.
12:00 p.m. Lunch at museum
1:30 p.m. Return to hotel and warm-up/individual practice - Katy did not have harp at hotel so she could not practice there.
3:00 p.m. Rehearsal on stage at Carnegie Hall - 57th St. & 7th Ave.
6:00 p.m. Dinner at Shining Star Diner - 78th & Amsterdam
8:00 p.m. New York Philharmonic Concert - Avery Fisher Hall; 65th & Broadway
10:00 p.m. return to hotel
11:00 p.m. Lights out


Sunday, June 12

9:00 a.m. Breakfast from Bloom's Deli
10:00 a.m. Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum - 42nd St. between 7th and 8th Aves.
12:00 p.m. lunch: fast food/street vendors
2:00 p.m. Blue Man Group - Astor Place Theatre - 434 Lafayette
4:00 p.m. Reception: Asia Roma - Mulberry & Worth St. - group meets with visiting family
6:00 p.m. back at hotel, warm up and dress for concert
8:00 p.m. Carnegie Hall Concert
11:00 p.m. Dinner Cruise aboard Spirit of New York, around Lower Manhattan, Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge
2:00 p.m. Back at hotel, lights out

Monday, June 13

9:00 a.m. Breakfast from Bloom's Deli
10:00 a.m. Tour of Juilliard School (Lincoln Center)
12:00 p.m. lunch: fast food/street vendors near Juilliard
1:00 p.m. Ladder Company 163 (city of Akron donated fire truck to replace equipment lost 9/11/2001)
1:30 p.m. walking tour/shopping on 5th Ave.
5:00 p.m. Dinner: Garage Restaurant & Grill - 7th Ave. & Grove St. (Greenwich Village area)
6:00 p.m. Bus/walking tour - China town, Wall Street, World Trade Center site
9:00 p.m. Empire State Building - 5th Ave. at 34th St. - observation deck 88th floor
11:00 p.m. return to hotel, lights out

Tuesday, June 14

8:00 a.m. load buses, eat breakfast on bus (from Bloom's Deli), depart NYC
5:30 p.m. arrive in Akron