Immaculata Symphony Youth Concert
The Immaculata Symphony will hold its annual Youth Concert on Sunday, February 21, at 3:00 p.m. in Alumnae Hall on the campus of Immaculata University. The Immaculata Symphony is a university-community organization, with a long and outstanding tradition that goes back to the university’s founding in 1920.
Acknowledging the history that classical music played in memorable cartoons featuring Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd, and a host of other crazy characters, during this year’s Youth Concert, the Symphony will perform these favorites along with a new work by composer Paul Hart that depicts an imaginary cartoon adventure. After the concert, children are invited on stage to meet the musicians and to see and her the instruments up-close.
Joseph Gehring, music director and conductor for the Immaculata Symphony, Chester County Pops Orchestra, West Chester Band, and the Immaculata University Concert Band, is an active conductor, pianist, and educator. He is a frequent guest conductor of various honor/festival bands and orchestras throughout Pennsylvania and Delaware. He also has earned a Master of Music Performance degree in orchestral conducting. Guest conductor for the Youth Concert is Dwight Weaver.
Cost for the concert is $10 for all adults and free for children under the age of 12. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis. More information and tickets are available by calling 610-647-4400, ext. 3473. Tickets are also available by mail to Immaculata Symphony, 1145 King Road, Immaculata, PA, 19345-0703, with checks made payable to Immaculata Symphony.
Immaculata University is a Catholic, comprehensive, coeducational institution of higher education, located on the Main Line between Malvern and Exton, 20 miles west of Philadelphia.