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Northeast Times | November 30, 2021

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Irving: Lone Star Youth Orchestra presents March Madness

Irving: Lone Star Youth Orchestra presents March Madness

Sporting events are not the only things causing excitement around this time of year! Featuring a special number alongside members of the Momentum Dance Company, Lone Star Youth Orchestra’s March Madness will surely leave the audience dancing out the door with works such as Brahm’s Hungarian Dance No. 6 and Strauss’s Radetzky March.

Purchase your ticket at IrvingArtsCenter.com and show up to the concert at the Irving Arts Center on March 6th at 7:00 PM!

Currently in his fourth year as conductor of the Lone Star Youth Orchestra, Kevin Pearce brings a unique combination of a world-class musical background and an unending commitment to education. Pearce recently completed coursework for his Doctor of Musical Arts in Orchestral Conducting at the University of North Texas, in the studio of David Itkin, and currently teaches orchestra in Rockwall ISD. Prior to his move to North Texas, he served from 2008-2013 as the inaugural Director of Orchestras at Cypress Lakes High School in the western suburbs of Houston. During his tenure, the Cypress Lakes Orchestras won multiple UIL Sweepstakes awards, as well as top honors in local and national festivals.

The Lone Star Youth Orchestra is the only tuition-free youth orchestra in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, and is one of the most pivotal pre-college experiences for talented high school instrumentalists. Membership in the Lone Star Youth Orchestra is open to all middle and high school string, woodwind, brass, and percussion players. The LSYO offers rolling auditions throughout the season for any interested student musicians. Additional information regarding auditions can be found at www.lascolinassymphony.org/lsyo or by calling (972) 252-4800.

Single tickets are available by visiting IrvingArtsCenter.com, by calling (972) 252-2787, or by purchase at the door. The Irving Arts Center’s Holiday Open House is general admission. March Madness will take place on March 6, 2019, at 7:00 PM at the Irving Arts Center.