The Immaculata Symphony Holds Spring Concert
The Immaculata Symphony will perform its Spring concert, "From the Old World to the New World" on Saturday, April 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Alumnae Hall Theater on the campus of Immaculata University. The Immaculata Symphony is a university-community organization, with a long and outstanding tradition that stems to the university´s founding in 1920. Dr. Victor Vallo will serve as guest conductor for the concert, which includes both students and community members.
This year´s Spring concert will begin with Richard Wagner´s Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg; Max Bruch´s Romance for Viola with Alice Quirk, an Immaculata music major, on viola; Felix Mendelssohn´s Wedding March from "A Midsummer Night´s Dream; and Antonin Dvorak´s Symphony No. 9 in e minor, "From the New World."
Dr. Victor Vallo is professor of music and chair of the Music Department at Immaculata University where he is also the music director and conductor of the Immaculata Wind Ensemble. Throughout his career, Dr. Vallo has taught music and conducted various musical organizations at Anderson University, Jacksonville State University, and Southern Arkansas University. Dr. Vallo received his Bachelor of Music Education with Performance Honors from Syracuse University, a Master of Music from George Washington University, and a Ph.D. in Music Education with an emphasis in Instrumental Conducting from the University of Florida.
A junior from Havertown, PA, Alice Quirk is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music with a concentration in viola performance. Alice is a student of Ardeth Belzer, the highly respected viola teacher. Alice has participated in the 2005 All-Eastern Honors Orchestra, the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra and the 2007 Jazz Honors Choir. She is a member of the Honors Program and was recently inducted into the Immaculata University Honor Society. She is the principal violist of the Immaculata Symphony.
Cost for the November 10 concert is $12 for general admission, $10 for senior citizens, $6 for students, and free for children under the age of 12. 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, with checks payable to Immaculata Symphony.
Immaculata University, a Catholic coeducational institution, is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.
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