The Symphony of Westchester Family Concert

Leonard Hindell, former bassoonist for 33 years with the New York Philharmonic, will join young artists and student musicians for The Symphony of Westchester’s annual Family Concert on Sun., Feb. 12, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at Iona College in New Rochelle.

In addition to Hindell’s performance of Antonio Vivaldi’s Bassoon Concerto in E minor, F.VIII, No.6, the concert will include the winner of the Symphony’s annual Young Artist Competition. The winner, a Westchester conservatory student chosen by audition, will perform a movement of a concerto from the Baroque or Classical music period.

The Symphony will also perform pieces written by students in the Composers of the Future program, a 16-year-old collaboration with New Rochelle’s Songcatchers after-school program.

            This concert, at Iona’s Christopher J. Murphy Auditorium, 715 North Ave., is suitable for children ages 4 and older. Ticket prices are $15 general admission and $5 for all students. A snow date has been set for Sat., Feb. 11 at 3:00 p.m.  The decision to use the snow date will be made on Fri., Feb. 10 and will be available on the website: www.thesymphonyofwestchester.org and by phone: (914) 654-4926. Tickets and additional information are available online: http://www.thesymphonyofwestchester.org or by phone: (914) 654-4926 or by emailing info@thesymphonyofwestchester.org.

The Symphony of Westchester concludes its 20th concert season at Iona on Sat., May 6, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. with violinist Tessa Lark in an All-Romantic program.

This concert series is sponsored in part by the Iona College Council on the Arts through the generosity of JoAnn and Joseph M. Murphy and the Baron Lambert Fund.

Event Location and Ticket Information

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Christopher Murphy Auditorium
45 Mayflower Avenue
New Rochelle, New York
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Sunday, February 12, 2017
Times: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event
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Presenter: The Symphony of Westchester
Presenter Phone: 914 654 4926
Presenter Website: www.thesymphonyof westchester.org