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UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
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Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony
To Perform May 15
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MAILED: May 7, 1999

EAU CLAIRE — The Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony will present a spring concert at 3 p.m. May 15 in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center.
In its 19th season, the 67-member youth symphony will perform under music director Ivar Lunde Jr. and senior music major Soma Pierce-Smit, Marine on St. Croix, Minn., as assistant conductor.
Opening the program is "The Scarlet Mask Overture," by J.S. Zamecnik, followed by John Barry's "Dances with Wolves Suite." Symphony member Neil Olson, a high school student from Menomonie, will conduct "Intermezzo and Scene from In a Persian Market" by Albert Ketelbey.
Preceding an intermission, the symphony will perform the fourth movement of Jean Sibelius' Second Symphony. The Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony will return from intermission with Philip Gordon's "Baroque Dance Suite."
Pierce-Smit will conduct Gioacchino Rossini's "The Barber in Seville Overture," followed by Jean Batiste Accolay's Concerto No. 1, featuring Peter Chang on violin.
An abridged version of Peter I. Tschaikowsky's "Overture 1812" will conclude the program.
The performance is free and open to the public.

UWEC [Administrative Offices] [News Bureau]

Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Schofield 218
(715) 836-4741

Updated: May 7, 1999