SLV Symphony spring concert is May 4

(04-23-2013)

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The San Luis Valley Symphony will present its Spring Classics Concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 4, in Richardson Hall Auditorium on the Adams State University campus.

Under the direction of Dr. William Lipke, the program will feature popular selections including Ludwig van Beethoven's dramatic Egmont Overture, Maurice Ravel's colorful "Fairy Garden" and "Conversations of Beauty and the Beast," featuring Chelsea Oden on clarinet and Rose Stroback on contrabassoon.

Concerto competition winners Kate Newmyer and Mikaela Morgan will be featured in Benedetto Marcello's beautiful Oboe Concerto and Beethoven's profound Romance No. 2. The program will conclude with lighter audience favorites by Johannes Brahms, three of the most popular Hungarian Dances.

The SLV Symphony is composed of former and current professional orchestra members, Adams State faculty members and students, and community members.

Tickets will be available in the Music Department Office and at the door. For more information call the Music Office at 719-587-7621 or rrice@adams.edu. Admission is $5 adults, $1 children, and free to AS&F and Friends of Music.