Central State Chamber Orchestra to present holiday concert

A holiday concert and sing-along offered by the Central State Chamber Orchestra (CSCO) will benefit the Lincoln Center in Stevens Point.

The concert will be held Saturday, Dec. 14, at 2 p.m. at the Lincoln Senior Center, 1519 Water Street, Stevens Point. The concert is open to the public with a $3 donation to benefit the Lincoln Center. A reception will follow.

The orchestra will play works by Mozart, Dello Joio, Telemann, Hofeldt and Leroy Anderson. The Aurora String Quartet will perform two movements from “String Quartet No. 8” by Dmitri Shostakovich. The program will conclude with a traditional holiday sing-along.

Made up of advanced junior high and senior high school students from central Wisconsin, the CSCO is in its 15th season. CSCO members of the Aurora String Quartet include violinists Lucas Chan and Roshini Traynor, violist Antony Van Tiem and cellist Natalie Van Tiem. The CSCO’s founder and musical director, David Becker, is a faculty member at the Aber Suzuki Center at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

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