Northwest Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra Performs Free Spring Concert May 20
The Northwest Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra will present a concert on Sunday, May 20 at 3:00pm in the Mainstage theater of the Mattie Kelly Arts Center in Niceville. The concert is free and open to the public; however donations to support the youth program are welcomed.
The performance will include selections by Shostakovich and Rachmaninov, as well as a musical salute to New York City and Broadway. The NFSYO's "electrifying" musical ensemble "High Voltage" will perform two selections. The program also features solo performances by two members of the NFSYO. Madeline Hsiang will perform the 1st Movement of J.S. Bach's "Violin concerto No. 2 in E Major." John Thomas will perform the 1st Movement of the "Symphonic Espagnole" Violin Concerto by Edouard Lalo. Madeline and John are both 9th Graders at Niceville High School.
The Northwest Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra (NFSYO) is comprised of over 50 talented students in grades 7-12 from Okaloosa, Walton and Santa Rosa counties. The symphony is conducted by Liz Aylor and sponsored in part by Northwest Florida State College, the Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra Guild and individual sponsors. For more information on the performance or the NFSYO please contact the college at 729-5382 or Liz Aylor at 651-4308.
The Mattie Kelly Arts Center is located on the Niceville Campus of Northwest Florida State College at 100 College Boulevard. For directions, see the center's website at www.mattiekellyartscenter.org.