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Area Students Take In Symphony

Jeff Garretson - November 11, 2016 11:32 am

Walnut Street was a parking lot for a dozen buses on Friday as students jammed into the Stiefel

Walnut Street was a parking lot for a dozen buses on Friday as students jammed into the Stiefel

Hundreds of area students jammed into the Stiefel Theatre Friday morning for a sneak peek of The Best of Broadway set for this Sunday.

According to Executive Director Adrienne Allen with the Salina Symphony, about 1,200 4th graders from USD 305 schools, plus elementary students from Abilene, McPherson, Southeast of Saline and Lindsborg filled the seats for a performance that boasted hits from renowned composers like Lloyd Webber, George Gershwin and Rodgers and Hammerstein.

The Salina Symphony also performed a medley of patriotic songs to honor and remember the service of military members on Veteran’s Day.

The event was made possible by a Horizons Grant Program.

Coming up Sunday, November 13 the Salina Symphony will present The Best of Broadway at the Stiefel Theatre at 4pm.

Broadway-credited actors Karen and Bill Brassea will be joined by Rebecca
Copley, Maggie Spicer and Perry Sook will perform songs by renowned theatrical composers Bernstein, Gershwin, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Sondheim and Lloyd Webber.

Maggie Spicer performs Glitter And Be Gay from Candide on Friday morning

Maggie Spicer performs Glitter And Be Gay from Candide on Friday morning

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