Carson City Symphony’s Youth Strings to play free concert Tuesday
December 4, 2017
Symphony Youth Strings, Carson City Symphony's after-school program, presents "Music Around the World" at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, at the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St.
String players, including Carson City public, private, and home-schooled students, grades 2 to 12, will perform several pieces, from classics to folk tunes. Admission is free.
The concert was programmed by Carson City Symphony's Education Director Sue Jesch and is conducted by Associate Concertmaster Laura Gibson and Principal Cellist Lou Groffman. It features beginning violinists in grades two to five; beginning cellists; and string ensembles: Allegro, beginning; Vivace, intermediate; and STRAZZ, advanced.
"These young musicians play to enthusiastic crowds," said David Bugli, Music Director of the Carson City Symphony. "You will be entertained and impressed with how well they play such a great variety of musical styles."
Symphony Youth Strings (formerly Strings in the Schools), an educational program of the Carson City Symphony Association, was founded in 2005. It is supported in part by grants from the Nevada Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts and private donations. For information, call director Sue Jesch at 775-450-5584.
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