11:30am Youth Concert: Music in Motion - Let’s Dance
Wednesday, February 21, 2024, 11:30 am
ASO YOUTH CONCERT (11:30am, Wednesday February 21, 2024)
Diane Wittry, conductor
The Allentown Symphony presents a program for students and families that explores the relationship of rhythm and dance. The concert features rhythmic dance folk music inspired by different countries and cultures.
The students attending will learn about:
meter - duple and triple
repeated rhythmic patterns - ostinatos
alternating rhythmic patterns - hemiolas
P R OG R A M:
Dvorak - Slavonic Dance No. 8
Gershwin - I Got Rhythm
Bizet - Habanera from Carmen
Strauss - Pizzicato Polka
Tchaikovsky - Waltz of the Flowers from the Nutcracker Ballet
Price - "Juba Dance" from Symphony No. 1
Moncayo - Huapango
Copland - Hoe-Down from Rodeo
Prima/Goodman - Sing Sing Sing
Snow Date: Friday, February 23, 2024
NO TICKET CHARGE!
Thanks to the generosity of Local 45 of the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada*, there is NO CHARGE for Tickets!
*Who is American Federation of Musicians Local 45? The organization represents the very finest professional musicians in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley INCLUDING the musicians who play in the Allentown Symphony!
To reserve a space for your school group, CLICK HERE
or contact Dr. Silagh White, Education Director at email@example.com or (610) 674-4389.