Fox Valley Symphony announces Youth Orchestras concert
February 9, 2009
The Fox Valley Symphony is proud to announce the Youth Orchestras Spring Concert on Sunday, March 22 at 4 p.m. in the Lawrence Memorial Chapel. This will be the culminating performance of their season and will feature some of the finest young musicians in the Fox Valley.
The Philharmonia Strings, conducted by Greg Austin, will perform Passacaglia in G Minor by George Frederic Handel arranged by Stephen Wieloszynski; Scenes From The Emerald Isle, arranged by local music educator Carrie Gruselle; Fantasy on Themes by John Merbecke and arranged by John Lloyd; and Wilds Gallop by Kirt N. Mosier.
The Fox Valley Symphony Youth Symphony, conducted by Gary Wolfman, will perform Verdi s Overture to Nabucco; Elgar s IX Nimrod from Enigma Variations; and Copland s Rodeo.
General seating tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for students and are currently available at the Fox Valley Symphony office and Heid Music. They will also be available in the Chapel lobby on the afternoon of the concert.
Auditions for the Youth Orchestra will take place at Appleton North High School on Sunday, April 19 and April 26 from noon until 8 p.m. To schedule an appointment, please contact Youth Orchestras Manager Lynn Lichte at (920) 968-0300, ext 26.
The Fox Valley Symphony s mission is to enrich and nurture the human spirit through symphonic music and educational opportunities that enhance the cultural development of our community. For more information, please visit www.foxvalleysymphony.com