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Salem State Summer Orchestra Concert

Free event

August 14, 3-4:30 pm | 77 Willson Street

Salem State University's Summer Orchestra concert will be a combination of chamber ensemble performances by orchestra members and selections by the full orchestra under the baton of Mary-Jo Grenfell.

Chamber Ensembles

Six Nocturnes by W.A. Mozart
Performed by Fran Pierce, Brenda Buckley and Herb Schurgin 

Six Studies in English Folk Song by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performed by Brandon Von, Alan Hawryluk, Carl Buxbaum, Thomas Politano and Marshunda Smith

Waltzes, Op. 54, Nos 1 and 4 by Antonin Dvorak
Performed by Rome Pozgay, Liz Gagakis, Madeleine Downs, Julie Earp and Marcel Mavarez 

Summer Orchestra

Blue Tango by Leroy Anderson

Salut! Demeure chaste et pure from Faust by Charles Gounod
featuring Marcel Mavarez, voice

Suite No. 1 for Variety Orchestra by Dimitri Shostakovich.

The Salem State Summer Orchestra  provides an enriching experience and opportunity for musicians to read, rehearse, and perform music from the symphonic and chamber repertoire. The ensemble is a community orchestra comprised of intermediate and advanced musicians. The participants meet to play orchestral music, and also have an opportunity to form chamber ensembles with other members of the ensemble. This community ensemble is available at no cost and there is no audition required.


When 4:30pm
Salem High School
77 Willson Street
Karen A Gahagan

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