SSO Youth and Collegiate Symphony Orchestra Plays May 12
SALISBURY, MD---Comprised of 54 members from the Delmarva area, the Youth and Collegiate Symphony Orchestra holds its spring concert 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12, in Holloway Hall Auditorium at Salisbury University. Affiliated with the Salisbury Symphony Orchestra (SSO), the youthful ensemble is conducted by Donald Buxton. The orchestra, with a membership consisting of public, private and home-schooled students, performs a variety of classical and popular music. The students range in age from 11 to young adult. Buxton, who acts as interim conductor, is the founder of the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra and is currently the conductor of the Dover Symphony and managing director of the Eastern Shore Chamber Music Festival. “The kids have been working hard and are an absolute delight to direct,” said Buxton. “It's been a most enjoyable year for me, and I hope it has been for them as well. They've made a lot of progress.” Selections include “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice,” Tchaikovsky’s “Triumphant March,” “The American Frontier,” “The Flight of Apollo 13” and songs from The Wizard of Oz. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children, $20 for families and may be purchased at the door the evening of the performance. Admission is free for SU ID holders. For more information call 410-543-6385 or visit the SU Web site www.salisbury.edu.