Celebrate March - Music in our Schools month with Newark Symphony Orchestra's next concert this Sunday, March 8th at 3pm
featuring Delaware Youth Symphony Orchestra,
and Betsy L. Kent Youth Competition winners Maxine Chou (cello) and Christine Walthers (timpani) This concert event also includes display of stained glass window art fromThe Independence School students, Instruments in the Attic presentation, and raffle of unique beer steins. Keep reading for more info......
GROUP RATEoffer for 10 or more people ($10 per ticket)
Contact NSO at least a week prior to the concert to coordinate.
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Listen to Simeone Tartaglione describe the musical wonders of this concert!
Meet our Soloists and Guests
Maxine Chou, cello, will perform Edward Elgar's Cello Concerto in E minor
Maxine, 17, is a junior at Wilmington Friends School and studies cello with Jennifer Stomberg since age 8. She is a prior DYSO member, and currently plays with Philadelphia Youth Orchestra. Maxine is also a frequent performer for Pacem in Terris, a nonprofit organization that uses the arts to promote peace. In her spare time, she enjoys fashion, travel, and spending time with her family and friends.
Christine Walthers, timpani, will perform Michael Daugherty's "Raise The Roof" for Timpani and Orchestra
Christine is a first year graduate student at the University of Delaware studying percussion performance. She currently serves as the principal percussionist in UD’s Wind Ensemble. She has gone on tour with the Symphony Orchestra to China and the Wind Ensemble to Spain. Christine is the studio graduate assistant to UD’s percussion studio, and the teaching assistant for the steel band. She has studied under Harvey Price, Orlando Cotto, and Kristian Paradis. Christine has been studying percussion for almost a decade, and her favorite percussion instruments include the steel pan and timpani. After college, she hopes to teach percussion and steel band at the collegiate level.
The Delaware Youth Symphony Orchestra (DYSO) from the Music School of Delaware is conducted by Music Director, Simeone Tartaglione, who leads a supportive, motivational and healthy music program for students up to age 18. DYSO will join NSO to perform Mozart's The Abduction from the Seraglio.
In support of NSO's performance of Respighi's Church Windows, students created their own stained glass windows. Visit their display in the gallery at March 8 concert,
For March 8th symphony concert, NSO's "Instruments in the Attic" education and outreach program will be granting several wind instruments to William Penn High School, New Castle, Delaware. (Photo) Laura Rogers presented students from Kirk Middle School their instruments at October 20th concert.
RAFFLE this Sunday! Just in time for those St. Patrick’s Day celebrations! Here's a collection of 7 unique beer steins, donated by a generous NSO supporter. Buy your raffle tickets 2 for $5 or 5 for $10 before concert or during intermission. One winner will be drawn at end of intermission.