UWSP Symphony Orchestra Concert to Feature Harpist
For the City-Times
A faculty harpist will be featured at an upcoming concert of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Symphony Orchestra.
The performance is Wednesday, Oct. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Michelsen Hall at the Noel Fine Arts Center. Conducted by Music Professor Patrick Miles, the orchestra will perform “To Move Mountains” by Aaron Marx, “Adagio for Strings” by Samuel Barber and “Symphony No. 1 in C Major” by Ludwig van Beethoven. Adjunct music faculty member Rosie Gilbert will perform “Concerto in B-flat Major for Harp” by George Frideric Handel.
A part of the Music Department Scholarship Series, the concert is $8.25 for the public, $5.25 for senior citizens, $4.25 for youth and students. Tickets are free the day of the concert for UW-Stevens Point students with I.D. Tickets are available at the University Information and Tickets Office in the Dreyfus University Center, by calling 715-346-4100 or 800-838-3378 or at http://tickets.uwsp.edu. Tickets may also be purchased at the door if available.
The UW-Stevens Point Symphony Orchestra is renowned for its performances of both standard orchestral repertoire as well as contemporary music. Students from all majors audition to become members. Miles has conducted the orchestra since 1990.