A University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Symphony Orchestra performance on Friday, November 16, will feature the chair of the Department of Music as a guest soloist.
Patricia Holland will perform “Concertante for Bassoon, two horns and strings” by Italian composer Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in Michelsen Hall in the Noel Fine Arts Center. Conducted by Music Professor Patrick Miles, the orchestra will also perform Glinka’s “Overture to Ruslan and Ludmilla” and Khachaturian’s “Masquerade Suite.”
Tickets, as part of the Music Department Scholarship Series, are $7 for the public, $4 for senior citizens, $3 for youth and free the day of the concert for students with a UW-Stevens Point ID. Tickets are available at the University Information and Tickets Office in the Dreyfus University Center, by calling 715-346-4100 or 800-838-3378 or at http://tickets.uwsp.edu. Visa, MasterCard or Discover are accepted. Tickets may also be purchased at the door if seats are available.
The UW-Stevens Point Symphony Orchestra is renowned for its performances of both standard orchestral repertoire as well as contemporary music. Students from all majors audition to become members. Miles has conducted the orchestra since 1990.