TSO Community Civic String Ensembles present free concert

TRAVERSE CITY — Leap into spring with the Traverse Symphony Orchestra Civic String Ensembles on Tuesday, March 20 in a free concert filled with delightful works by favorite composers such as Elgar, Haydn, Vaughan Williams, Bach and Grieg.

The show starts at 7 p.m. in the City Opera House in downtown Traverse City.

A unique community string orchestra program organized by the Traverse Symphony Orchestra, the Civic Sinfonia and Prelude String Ensembles bring together multigenerational string musicians ages 8-80 who rehearse weekly from September to March.

The program is directed by TSO cellist Lynne Tobin.

Civic Sinfonia Strings is an advanced group for players with a minimum of three years of experience, while Civic Prelude Strings members should have at least one year of experience and have been introduced to note reading.

New members are accepted in September and January, with two performances, annually. Doors open to the public at 6:30 p.m.; a complimentary reception will follow the concert. Free admission; no tickets required.

For more information, visit traversesymphony.org/civic-ensembles or call (231) 947-7120. Civic is sponsored by Anderson Wealth Management at High Tower.

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Posted by Ashlyn Korienek

Ashlyn is the cops & courts and city reporter for the Manistee News Advocate. You can reach her at (231) 398-3109 or akorienek@pioneergroup.com

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