If you’ve been playing a string, wind or brass instrument for just family and friends, or simply for your own enjoyment, you may want to consider going public - with the UALR Community Orchestra. Musicians young and old, students or non-students, are invited to attend and play.Through a partnership with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, the UALR Community Orchestra rehearses in the Arkansas Symphony’s rehearsal hall, 2417 North Tyler (Byrne Hall on the St. John’s campus), Thursday evenings from 5 to 7 p.m. UALR Department of Music Chair Dr. Victor Ellsworth leads the community musicians. This is not a competitive situation, and everyone who shows up will get a chair.
Students can enroll and receive credit for their participation with the community orchestra. The orchestra will select its literature from the classics to pop and jazz.
For more information about the UALR Community Orchestra, contact Dr. Victor Ellsworth, Department of Music chair, at (501) 569-3294, or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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