Kennesaw, Ga. (Sept. 23, 2014)––
Musicians from the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) will perform two free concerts on Friday, September 26th, at 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. at the Dr. Bobbie Bailey and Family Performance Center at Kennesaw State University. The musicians will also hold an open rehearsal with School of Music students on Friday afternoon.
The concerts are free and open to the public; seating is first come, first serve and no tickets are required. However, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Players Association will be accepting donations onsite.
On Monday, Sept. 22, the School of Music received notice from the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra management that the ASO concert scheduled for Sept. 26th had been cancelled due to labor negotiations. Ticket holders were contacted by Kennesaw State on Monday regarding exchanges and/or refunds.
Michael Alexander, Interim Director of the School of Music, said, “We are proud of the partnership we have formed with the ASO, and we are disappointed that the concert that we originally planned has been cancelled due to the ongoing negotiations. We continue to hope for a positive resolution. As a School of Music, our job is to support great music and provide an educational opportunity for our students. These free concerts will help us provide a positive outlet for all involved during this difficult time.”
For more information contact the Box Office at 470-578-6650 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, Sep 22 6:30p to 9:00p Terminal West Atlanta, GA
ATL Symphony Musicians present an evening of chamber orchestra music, with Mary Hoffman conducting.
The program includes popular “jewel box” works by Bach, Handel, Puccini, Rachmaninoff, Holst and Albinoni.
ATL Symphony Musicians’ mission is to promote the enjoyment and understanding of classical music by going out into the community to meet audiences in relaxed, friendly – and unexpected – places.
For tickets and information, call 404-876-5566
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