Kent State University Orchestra
Welcome to the Kent State University Orchestra!
The season is filled with exciting music that encourages our audience and the musicians to expand their knowledge!
First Subscription Concert
Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 3:30 p.m.
Internet Symphony: Eroica – Tan Dun
(commissioned by Google and YouTube)
Tuba Concerto – Vaughan Williams
Featuring new Tuba professor and KSU Alumnus, John DiCesare
Gayahne Ballet – Aram Khachaturian
Second Subscription Concert
Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 3:30 p.m.
Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun – Claude Debussy
Eunseok Seo, graduate assistant conductor
Symphony No. 5 – Dmitri Shostakovich
Liza Grossman, music director
Third Subscription Concert
Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 3:30 p.m.
Undergraduate concerto competition winner
Yang Zeng, violin
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 53 – Antonín Dvořák
Graduate concerto competition winner
Jose Herrera, cello
Concerto No. 1 for Cello and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 33 – Camille Saint-Saëns
The Planets Suite – Gustav Holst
Fourth Subscription Concert
Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.
Overture to "Der Freischütz" - Carl Maria von Weber
Dramatic oratorio King David - Arthur Honegger
Scott MacPherson, conductor
You can now purchase School of Music event tickets through the Performing Arts Box Office. Tickets are available Monday through Friday Noon to 5:00 p.m. in the Roe Green Center’s front lobby in the Music and Speech Building, online at http://kentmusic.tix.com, by calling 330.672.ARTS (2787), or an hour before the performance at the performance’s location. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Cash, and Check. Please make all checks payable to the School of Music. If you would like further information or have questions please contact the Box Office at 330.672.ARTS (2787). Please be advised all sales are final, no refunds, and no exchanges.