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KU School of Music presents Stringworks Concert at Lied Center

Friday, October 29, 2010

The KU Stringworks Festival, a program providing high school students the opportunity to connect with the KU School of Music through a weekend of orchestral and instrumental study, will culminate with a concert held at the Lied Center on Saturday, October 30, 2010, at 2pm. This concert will feature the Stringworks Orchestra and the KU Symphony Orchestra. This concert is free to the public.

The program for the concert will include Edvard Grieg's In the Hall of the Mountain King from Peer Gynt; Funeral March of a Marionette by Charles Gounod; and March to the Scaffold and Witches' Sabbath from Fantastic Symphony by Hector Berlioz.

For more information, contact the KU School of Music at 785-864-3436. www.music.ku.edu



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