Missouri S&T Orchestras to perform spring concert

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On April 28, 2014

The Missouri University of Science and Technology University and Community Symphony Orchestra and the Missouri S&T Chamber Orchestra will perform in a spring concert on the S&T campus on Mother’s Day.

The concert will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 11, in Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall, 10th and Main streets in Rolla. Dr. Robert Cesario, assistant professor of arts, languages and philosophy, will conduct the orchestras.

The Chamber Orchestra will open the concert with “Lullaby” by George Gershwin. They will also perform “Cutlass Isle” by Jeremy Schwinger and Burrill Phillips’ “Concert Piece for Bassoon” featuring  Amy Norval, a senior in geology and geophysics from Battlefield, Mo., on bassoon.

Following intermission, the Symphonic Orchestra will perform “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring” by Howard Shore and Antonin Dvorak’s “Symphony No. 9 in E Minor (from the New World).”

Tickets are $5 for the general public and free for S&T students, faculty and staff who present a valid I.D. and youth age 18 or younger. Tickets can be purchased 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Leach Theatre Box Office located in the vestibule of the main entrance of Castleman Hall, facing 10th street or by calling 573-341-4219.

For more information on the concert or Missouri S&T orchestras, contact Cesario at cesarior@mst.edu, or call the Missouri S&T performing arts office at 573-341-4185.

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