Hannibal Area String Orchestra to present Movie Music Magic on Sunday at Roland Fine Arts Center
HANNIBAL, Mo. — The Hannibal Area String Orchestra will present its annual spring concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 30, in the Roland Fine Arts Center, 2800 Palmyra Road.
The orchestra will capture the magic of movie music with 11 selections of songs that span many decades.
The beginning orchestra will play the bold theme from Pirates of the Caribbean, the beloved song “Feed the Birds” from Mary Poppins and “Happy” from Despicable Me. The intermediate orchestra will play “City of Stars” from La La Land and the lively “Viva La Vida” from many films including The Big Year. Next will be a trip into space with the theme from Star Wars, “The Force Awakens,” and the theme from Star Trek.
The advanced orchestra will entertain with the theme from Cinema Paradiso, “Tonight” from West Side Story, and the theme from Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian 3. The finale will be all three orchestras performing “I Wanna Be Like You” from the Jungle Book.
The public is invited to attend. Admission is free, but a free-will offering will be taken to help cover the cost of music and other expenses.
The organization is made up of the beginning string orchestra, the intermediate string orchestra and the advanced string orchestra directed by Katie Schisler with John Ferguson as assistant director. The string orchestra has about 45 members, including piano, guitars and percussion on some pieces.
For more information, contact Schisler at 573-501-7654 or email@example.com or Ferguson at 573-406-9971 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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