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Young People’s Concerts for Mansfield ISD

Young People’s Concerts for Mansfield ISD

Symphony Arlington presents Young People’s Concerts

for Mansfield Independent School District


on February 20, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. at Mansfield Center for the Performing Arts

Mansfield, TX (February 2020):  Symphony Arlington shares its Young People’s Concert series with the students of Mansfield ISD at 10:00 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. on February 20, 2020 at the Mansfield ISD Center for the Performing Arts.

 

Young People’s Concerts for Mansfield ISD

Symphony Arlington provides Young People’s Concerts for Mansfield ISD.  These concerts are a part of an age-specific, arts integrated curriculum designed to enhance and supplement the arts education programs of the participating school district.  This project works through teacher/school partnerships and culminates with a professional symphony orchestra performance by Symphony Arlington for elementary school students in Mansfield ISD.  The Young People’s Concert program creates a platform for learning through creative discovery and enhances the development of critical skills that will be useful to students in all learning endeavors.

The purpose of Symphony Arlington’s Young People’s Concerts is to educate, inspire, and entertain young students by acquainting them with the orchestra, introducing them to a live performance, sparking in them an interest to create music themselves, and fostering in them a lifelong appreciation for quality music.  Symphony Arlington’s Young People’s Concerts reach thousands of elementary school students each year.

Students attending this year’s Young People’s Concert will hear a program to include:  Overture to Luisa Miller by Giuseppe Verdi; Waltz from Sleeping Beauty by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky; “The Thunderer” by John Philip Sousa; “Fiddle-Faddle” by Leroy Anderson; and Suite from The Lion King by Academy Award winners Elton John and Hans Zimmer.

Symphony Arlington is committed to delivering high quality educational programming to youth in our community.

Symphony Arlington credits its Music Director, Robert Carter Austin, for its continued outstanding and diverse orchestral programming.  Maestro Austin’s background encompasses over 40 years of professional music experience and includes degrees from MIT, Cambridge University, and Stanford University.  Maestro Austin’s musical experience includes conducting performances in countries including: Korea, Ukraine, Canada, Italy, Spain, China, France, Germany, Mexico, Bulgaria, Ecuador, Colombia, Philippines, Guatemala, Dominican Republic and the United States.

Young People’s Concerts will take place at 10:00 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. on February 20, 2020 at the Mansfield ISD Center for the Performing Arts.

For more information about Symphony Arlington, please visit www.symphonyarlington.org.