S&T orchestras, local musicians collaborate for spring concert

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On April 8, 2019


Two local musicians will join the S&T Chamber and Symphony Orchestras for their annual spring concert on Sunday. The concert will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 14, in Leach Theatre. Dr. Kyle Wernke, S&T lecturer in music, will direct the ensembles.

The Chamber Orchestra will begin the program with Wernke’s “Poem for Flute and String Orchestra,” featuring Rolla High School senior Kristina Happel on flute, followed by Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 1.” The Symphony Orchestra will follow with a performance of Aaron Copland’s “Four Dance Episodes” from his ballet “Rodeo.” Local pianist William Owen will join the orchestra to conclude the concert with George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue.”

Tickets are $5 for the public and free to youth, ages 18 and under, and Missouri S&T students with a valid ID. Tickets can be purchased 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday from the Leach Theatre Box Office or by calling 573-341-4219.

For more information on the performance or Missouri S&T’s performing arts programs, call the performing arts office at 573-341-4185.

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