Youth Symphony Concert

Joseph Gehring, music director and conductor

Joseph Gehring, music director and conductor

The Immaculata Symphony will hold its annual Youth Concert, Heroes and Villains, on Sunday, February 12, 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.

Conducted by Joseph Gehring, children will delight as the Immaculata Symphony performs some of the most exciting music written to accompany our favorite heroes and villains including music from The Incredibles, Harry Potter, Star Wars and Super Man. The audience will learn about the instruments of the orchestra, how a composer writes music, and even get a chance to conduct the orchestra in this educational and entertaining Youth Concert. After the performance, children are invited on stage to meet the musicians and to see and hear the instruments up close.

Gehring, music director and conductor for the Immaculata Symphony and 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 earned a Master of Music Performance degree in orchestral conducting and serves as associate faculty in Music at Immaculata.

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.

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