Kent State University Orchestra will feature winners of the concerto competition
Kent State University Orchestra continues its 2016-2017 season with a concert on Sunday, February 19 at 3 p.m. in the University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall. Cartwright Hall is located at 650 Hilltop Drive on the Kent State University Kent campus. Free parking.
Conducted by Katherine Kilburn, the Kent State University Orchestra will feature Sibelius’ Andante Festivo as well as performances by the winners of the annual concerto competition. Winners of the undergraduate category include Liliana Garlisi, a sophomore studying a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance performing the third movement of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37 and Anthony Lawrence III, a senior studying a Bachelor of Music in Music Education with a saxophone concentration performing Tomasi’s Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra (1949). The winner of the graduate category is Tiago Delgado. He is an international student from Belo Horizonte in Brazil and is in his second year of a Master of Music in Clarinet performance. Delgado will perform Nielsen’s Clarinet Concerto, Op. 57 (FS 129).
Tickets for the performance are $15 for adults, $13 for seniors and Kent State University faculty and staff, $10 for groups of 10 or more patrons, $8 for non Kent State students who are not eligible for the Fee for Free and free for full-time Kent Campus undergraduate students. Also, thanks to a generous donation from a long-time supporter and patron of the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music, anyone 18 and under can attend the concerts for free, although a ticket must be reserved.
Tickets are available weekdays 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Performing Arts Box Office, located in the lobby of the Roe Green Center in the Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Drive on the campus of Kent State University. The Performing Arts Box Office accepts Visa, MasterCard and Discover, in addition to cash and checks.
The Cartwright Hall Box Office will open one hour prior to the performance for walk up sales, however, we encourage patrons to purchase tickets in advance to avoid long lines. Tickets and more information are available by calling 330-672-ARTS (2787). You may purchase adult and senior tickets online by visiting www.kent.edu/music/buy-tickets.