Walenstein Symphony Orchestra Mother’s Day Concert

May 9th, 2009  |  by  |  Published in Events

Not sure what to do for Mom on Mother?s Day? Bring her to the Walenstein Symphony Orchestra?s 2nd Annual Mother?s Day Concert!! Our program is sure to please the entire family, for it is designed to show appreciation to all mothers and mothers-to-be. With the ?Mozart Effect? in mind, repertoire featured in this program will be that of the great Austrian composer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, which include the Idomeneo Overture, K.366, Twelve German Dances, K.586, Concert for Bassoon and Orchestra, featuring one of Miami?s most talented bassoonist, 17-year-old Barbara Bentley, and Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, KV. 550. It will also feature the finalists of Walenstein?s 2nd Annual Essay Competition, where the students between grades 5 and 8 read their essays in honor of their mothers to the audience and receive various awards and prizes. The orchestra will be under the direction of Jean Rudy Perrault, Orchestra Director at the University of Duluth, Minnesota.

Walenstein Symphony Orchestra
Walenstein Symphony Orchestra is composed of some of the most talented musicians in South Florida. Its primary objectives are to present high quality musical performances to the residents and visitors of South Florida, to increase the number of audience members to classical music through our outreach program, to provide educational orchestra training and performance opportunities to students grades 5 through college in order that they may be prepared to enter a career as a professional member of a symphony orchestra, and to offer tailored concert performances for children of prospective mothers 1 year before birth to 3 years of age, thus enhancing the Walenstein Symphony Orchestra education program for psychological, emotional, cognitive, and physical growth of babies and toddlers.

What makes this orchestra unique is that all guest solo artists are extremely gifted prospect professional soloist; that is middle, high school, and college students; giving them the opportunity to perform with a professional orchestra and exposure to the public. Unfortunately, nonprofessional music students rarely have that opportunity, which is critical to musical development.

Ticket Information
Available on Ticketmaster through our website, www.walensteinmusic.org, Culture Shock, Colony Theater Box Office (305-674-1040), Broward Center Box Office (954-462-0222), and limited Golden Tickets.

Prices: $10, $25, $37, $52, $75

Saturday, May 9, 2009
7:30 p.m.
Amaturo Theater in Broward Center for the Performing Arts
201 SW 5th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

Sunday, May 10, 2009
3:00 p.m.
Colony Theater
1040 Lincoln Road
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Event Date May 9
location Amaturo Theater in Broward Center for the Performing Arts 201 SW 5th Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312 Colony Theater 1040 Lincoln Road Miami Beach, FL 33139
phone 305-674-1040
website http://www.walensteinmusic.org

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