FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 10/1/10
College of Performing and Visual Arts
Southern Utah University
SUU’S SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO PRESENT
AN EVENING OF CLASSICS
OCTOBER 7, 2010
FOR CALENDAR EDITORS: SUU SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT
WHAT: SUU Symphony Orchestra Concert
WHO: SUU Symphony Orchestra
Southern Utah University, Department of Music
WHEN: Thursday, October 7, 2010
WHERE: Thorley Recital Hall, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT
TICKETS: Phone: Arts Hotline: (435) 865-8800 or visit: www.suu.edu/arts
PRICES: General admission adult tickets are $6, $4 for SUU Faculty and Staff, $3 for students and children and SUU students attend free with a valid student ID.
Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: An evening of celebrated classics will be performed by the SUU Symphony Orchestra in the first concert of the season on Thursday, October 7, in SUU’s Thorley Recital Hall. General admission adult tickets are $6, $4 for SUU Faculty and Staff, $3 for students and children and SUU students attend free with a valid student ID.
Under the direction of Professor Virginia Stitt, the concert will include selections from Suite No. 3 by Johannes Sebastian Bach, the last movement of Felix Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 5, Franz Schubert’s Overture in D major, and Dmitri Kabalevsky’s The Comedians. The concert will also include performances by featured student soloists, Katy Garrin, flute, in W. A. Mozart’s Flute Concerto in G Major and Nicole Christensen, violin, in Camille Saint-Saëns’ Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso in A minor.
Dedicated to performing orchestral masterpieces from the standard symphonic repertoire, the SUU Symphony Orchestra is an auditioned ensemble comprised of instrumentalists of all majors on campus.
Enjoy an evening of orchestral classics with the SUU Symphony Orchestra. For more information on the SUU College of Performing and Visual Arts events, please call the Arts Hotline at (435) 865-8800, or visit www.suu.edu/arts.
ABOUT THE COLLEGE
The Southern Utah University College of Performing and Visual Arts is comprised of nationally accredited departments of Art and Design, Music, Theatre Arts and Dance, as well as a graduate program in Arts Administration. The College offers 16 different degree areas, including liberal arts Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees; professional Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Fine Arts in art and theatre degrees; and a Master of Fine Arts in Arts Administration degree. More than 60 full- and part-time faculty and staff are engaged in teaching and mentoring over 550 majors in the College. Over 1100 students enroll each year in over 195 arts classes on the SUU campus. The College presents 100 performances, lectures, presentations, and exhibitions each year. The College’s affiliate organizations include the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery, American Folk Ballet, Utah Shakespearean Festival, the performance group Acclamation, and the SUU Ballroom Dance Company. For more information about the College of Performing and Visual Arts, contact the Office of the Dean at (435) 865-8561, or by e-mail at email@example.com.