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Posted: Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516
Event date: Tuesday, August 7, 2012
The new Rock Valley Festival Orchestra will perform a free concert on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. at the Sinnissippi Music Shell (located inside Sinnissippi Park, 1401 N. Second St., Rockford).
This is a new orchestra that features performers from the Rockford area including teachers and students from The Music Academy of Rockford, Rock Valley College and the Rockford Symphony. The orchestra is led by Michael Beert, Professor of Music at Rock Valley College and director of the Rock Valley College and Community Orchestra. He is principal cellist of the Rockford Symphony Orchestra and played and soloed with the Rockford Park District Pops Orchestra for many summers.
This year’s soloist is Joanna Nerius, a violin graduate of the Music Academy, who will be performing Sarasate’s masterpiece, Zigeunerweisen. On the program is Rossini’s Overture to The Italian Girl in Algiers, Vaughan Williams’ English Folk Song Suite and Dvorak Symphony No. 8.
Save the date, and bring the kids to see your teachers and fellow students in this fun musical event!
For more information please contact Michael Beert at (815) 921-3343.