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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

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Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony
To Perform May 19
MAILED: May 7, 2001

         EAU CLAIRE—The Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony, directed by professor of music and theatre arts Ivar Lunde Jr., will perform at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 19, in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. University of Wisconsin senior Daniel Aalto, Eau Claire, will serve as a guest conductor.
         The concert will begin with ballet music from the opera “Aïda, a mythic story of doomed love, warring countries and racial prejudice. A variety of other works will be performed, including Leroy Anderson’s “Jazz Pizzicato,” and selections from the musical “Gypsy.” The concert will conclude with selections from “Les Misérables,” a musical that deals with the tragic circumstances of the poor in France after the revolution.
         The Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony is comprised of middle and high school students interested in gaining symphony experience.
         The Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony Association and the UW-Eau Claire College of Arts and Sciences Continuing Education/UW-Extension are sponsoring the event, which is free and open to the public.

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Updated: May 7, 2001