Community Orchestra slates concert Saturday

Individuals and groups of the Fredericksburg Community Orchestras will present their Spring Concert on Saturday, May 18, beginning at 2 p.m. at the Hill Country Evangelical Free Church.

The program is free and open to the public.

Theresa Britt is conductor and director.

The Advanced Youth Ensemble begins the concert with “Canon in D” by Pachelbel.

The FCO String Orchestra will performs four pieces including:

•“Concerto No. 9 in A Minor (Mvmt. I),” by DeBeriot and featuring Mary Beth McQueen on violin.

•“Espana Waltz” by Emil Waldteufel.

•“Over the Rainbow” by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg.

•“Sea Songs” by Ralph Vaughan Williams.

The remainder of the program features recital pieces by FCO Suzuki students on violin, cello and viola.

The public is invited to enjoy refreshments following the performances.

Fredericksburg Community Orchestra has two other events coming up in June.

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