Pop music meets classical symphony with this brilliant, exciting and fun new work based on today’s most current popular music trends for full symphony orchestra. Micheal McHale, Ireland’s most sought after young classical artist will perform an electrifying piano concerto full of driving rhythms and exuberant Russian flair. Pictures at an Exhibition is a huge orchestral blockbuster of epic proportions and sonic splendor.
The UW-Whitewater Flute Camp offers young flutists the opportunity to experience an inspiring week of classes, recitals, and ensembles with nationally renowned faculty and special guest artists. This camp is available to campers entering in grades 8-12 and incoming college freshmen in Fall 2019.
The Intermediate Division offers beginning and intermediate music students the opportunity to work with renowned faculty in a fun and supportive environment. Students will participate in large ensembles, chamber ensembles, masterclasses, and an array of music courses designed to provide a quality summer musical experience to young musicians.
Some of the most lyrical singing and piano playing on the concert stage today. Tony DeSare is considered to be one of the most prominent rising stars in the Jazz and Symphonic world. He is at home with a wide variety of music and has been a featured artist throughout the world and with numerous symphony orchestras.
The Symphony will also perform classical greatest hits by Offenbach, Tchaikovsky, and Liszt.
Charlie Chaplin’s feature length classic film, City Lights from 1931 will be projected on a large cinema screen with the Fort Smith Symphony performing the soundtrack live. The film is silent and in black and white. City Lights is a funny, tender and lyrical romantic comedy for the entire family and is considered one of the greatest films of all time. Film length is approximately 80 minutes.