Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra’s youth program presents fall concert

November 23, 2018

The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra’s youth orchestra program will present its fall concert at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18 in the Seton Hill Performing Arts Center, 100 Harrison Ave., Greensburg.

Directed by Morrie Brand, the performance is free and open to the public.

The WYSO Philharmonia, comprised of mostly middle school musicians, will open the program with “Bouree” from Handel’s “Water Music Suite,” according to a news release.

Following will be Bach’s “Sleepers Awake,” Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Dance of the Tumblers” and Gliere’s “Russian Sailors Dance,” the release adds.

The WYSO Philharmonic, comprised of mostly high school students, will open with “Finlandia” by Sibelius, followed by the first movement of Dvorak’s “Symphony No. 9 ‘New World,’” closing with Copland’s “An Outdoor Overture,” the release states.

The Westmoreland Youth Symphony Orchestra Program, an educational offering of the Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra’s Academy of Music, provides opportunities for area youth, ages 7 to 18, to perform orchestra music.

Details: westmorelandsymphony.org

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