• Special to the Leader & Times
The public is invited for music and treats as the Southwest Symphony closes its season with its “All the Jazz…and More” concert at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Showcase Theater at the Seward County Community College/Area Technical School. There is no admission charge but a free will donation will be accepted and refreshments will be served.
The concert will also feature the Cottonwood Intermediate School Chorus performing “Al Shlosha D’Varim” by Naplan; “Tue Tue,” a folksong from Ghana, Africa; and “Triple Play,” a baseball song arranged by Jacobson and Higgins. The Chorus is under the direction of Becky Robison and will be accompanied on piano by Randy Thornburg and drums by Jaden Arellano
The string orchestra will start the concert with “Bolero” arranged by Ted Ricketts and “Summertime,” arranged by Bert Ligon. The full orchestra will perform “Bacchanale,” arranged by Merle J. Isaa; “Western Reflections,” arranged by Mike Lewis; “St. Louis Blues,” arranged by Mike Lewis; “Satchmo” arranged by Ted Ricketts; “Rhapsody in Blue,” arranged by Bob Cerulli; “An American in Paris,” arranged by John Whitney and “Take Five,” arranged by Bob Cerulli.
Orchestra members include Violins – Bethany Adams, Chris Seeman, Blinda Massa, Megan Sims; Viola – Nancy Allen; Cello – Laura Hopkins, Annette Lemert – Larrabee; Oboe – Margaret Porter, Alisa Henderson; Bassoon – Jasmine Howell; Alto Saxophone – Scott Henderson; Tenor Saxophone – Lydia Augustine; Flute – Claire Strachan, Jerilee Rediger; Clarinet – Shelly Rowson,; Trumpet – Erika Clausing, Jim Seeman; Trombone – Claire Martin; French Horn – Lance Burnett; Tuba – Zeb Tiedemann; Percussion – Grant Mathews; and Piano – Alisa Henderson.
The Southwest Symphony Society is a Liberal non–profit organization dedicated to promoting classical and contemporary music in the community utilizing the talents of local and professional musicians. For more information, contact Kay Burtzloff at 629–0203.