The Bloomsburg University-Community Orchestra will perform a free concert at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 1. The annual Young Persons’ Concert will be held at BU’s Haas Center for the Arts in Mitrani Hall.
This year’s theme is “Music from Around the World,” and the program will feature “Hoedown from Rodeo” by Copland, “Fantasia Para Un Gentilhombre” by Rodrigo, Introduction to Act III of “Lohengrin” by Wagner and “The Great Gate of Kievby” by Mussorgsky with Larry Vojko as narrator and Matthew Slotkin on guitar.
Slotkin is an acclaimed performer, teacher, and scholar, and has appeared in leading venues throughout North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
The BU-Community Orchestra is made up of students, faculty, staff and area musicians who perform a repertoire ranging from classical to popular. The concert is intended both for area school groups and individuals. Call the BU music office at (570) 389-4284 to make a reservation.
Nicholas Cellucci is in the class of 2016 at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. He is studying Mass Communications and is a BUnow staff writer in addition to serving as Executive Producer for BUnow Radio. He also works as a communications assistant in BU’s Office of Marketing and Communications