May orchestra concert at Missouri S&T

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On April 30, 2013

Join the University and Community Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra at Missouri University of Science and Technology for an afternoon of classical music.

The groups will perform the concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 5, in Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall, 10th and Main streets in Rolla. The orchestra will be conducted by Dr. Robert J. Cesario, assistant professor of arts, languages and philosophy. The concert will begin with the brass and percussion sections from the Symphony Orchestra performing Aaron Copland’s “Fanfare for the Common Man.”

The Chamber Orchestra will feature performances of the world premiere of “Stormscape” by Tony Cesario and the classic “Concerto in D for flute and strings” by L. Boccherini, featuring flutist Alek Miller, a senior in geology and geophysics from Maryland Heights, Mo. “Divertimento for Strings” by John Verrall and “Fiesta Fiddler” by J.F. Lehmeier will also be performed.

The Symphony Orchestra performance will feature “An Outdoor Overture” by Aaron Copland, “Marche Slave” by Peter Tchaikovsky and the “Dance of the Tumblers” movement from “The Snow Maiden” by Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakoff.

Tickets are $5 for the general public and free for youth age 18 and younger and S&T students with a valid student I.D. They can be purchased at the door the afternoon of the performance.

For more information, contact Cesario at, or call the Missouri S&T performing arts office at 573-341-4185.

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