The Vero Beach Chamber Orchestra announces the 2019 concert dates for the eleventh season since the Orchestra’s inception. Two performances will be held at the Vero Beach High School Performing Arts Center at 1707 16th Street in Vero Beach.
Colbert Page Howell returns as Conductor, joined by returning Concertmaster Matt Stott. “We are continually honored to have these two men bring their professional expertise to our orchestra,” said Joel Gratwick, President of the Vero Beach Chamber Orchestra’s Board of Directors.
The first concert of the series features Hebrides Overture (Fingal’s Cave) by Mendelssohn, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 “Eroica” and a piece by Charles Ives entitled The Unanswered Question. It will take place Sunday, February 24, 2019, at 2:00pm.
Concert No. 2 will present Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1, Mendelssohn’s Overture to “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, and the popular Water Music Suite No. 2 & No. 3 by Handel. This performance will be held on Sunday, April 14, 2019, at 2:00pm.
Mark your calendars for what looks to be two very exciting concerts this spring. There is no ticket required. Admission is free, a suggested donation of $10 is greatly appreciated.
The Vero Beach Chamber Orchestra, directed by Colbert Page Howell, was formed to provide for the cultural enrichment of Indian River County by presenting two free concerts each year. The group is composed of an assortment of local musicians, ranging from high school students to seasoned professionals.
For more information, please contact Ginger Lagemann, Administrator for the Vero Beach Chamber Orchestra at VBCOinformation@gmail.com or visit our website at: http://www.verobeachchamberorchestra.org.