OWENSBORO, KY – The Owensboro Symphony Youth and String Orchestras will host a Dinner Concert on Monday evening, March 2, 2020. This year’s event will take place in the Blessed Mother Parrish Hall, 601 E. 23rd Street, Owensboro, Kentucky. The dinner will begin at 6:00 p.m. and the concert will follow at 7:00 p.m.
The menu will include spaghetti, salad, bread and dessert. The musical menu will include selections from Raiders of the Lost Ark, Star Trek: The Motion Picture Spiderman, and Wonder Woman as well as a tribute to Mr. Rogers. Solos and small ensembles will also be featured.
The Youth and String Orchestras are an essential part of the Owensboro Symphony’s education and community engagement effort. These ensembles give specialized training to more than 100 talented young musicians each year, some of whom go on to join leading American symphony orchestras. Members represent every local and many regional high school and middle school bands and orchestras. In addition, several adults and college students, who wish to continue their career as instrumentalists will also be performing with the Youth Orchestra.
The Youth Orchestra is under the direction of Tom Stites and the String Orchestra is directed by Wade Wiggins. In addition to weekly rehearsals, students are coached by professional musicians.
Tickets for this event are $20 each and may be purchased from any Owensboro Symphony Youth Orchestra member, online, or by calling 270-684-0661.