JMU Symphony Orchestra

Tue, Oct 16 @ 8 pm

CONCERT HALL

JMU Symphony Orchestra

Tue, Oct 16 @ 8 pm

CONCERT HALL


PHOTO BY BOB ADAMEK

The JMU Symphony Orchestra will present Letters from Home with music by Bernstein, Larsen and de Falla, and featuring JMU faculty member Dr. Carl Donakowski in the Dvořák Cello Concerto.

The JMU Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Foster Beyers, is the premier symphonic ensemble for the School of Music at James Madison University. The Symphony presents a number of concerts on- and off-campus each year, and has performed regularly as the invited college ensemble for the Virginia Music Educators Association. The ensemble presents a series of Youth Concerts for students from Harrisonburg/Rockingham and surrounding counties. The Symphony is one of the only college orchestras nationwide selected to participate in the Carnegie Hall (N.Y.) “LinkUp” concerts for young students.


HIGHLIGHTS


  • Kennedy Center Theater for Young Audiences on Tour presents Me...Jane, a musical based on the true story of chimpanzee expert Dr. Jane Goodall



  • Kyle Abraham's company, A.I.M, brings its "lush movement, infectious music and magnetic dancers" to the Forbes Center for the first time!



  • Jeremy Denk is "a pianist you want to hear no matter what he performs" (The New York Times).



  • Staunton dance devotee Pamela McCray wins 2018 Circle of Excellence Award


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