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Southwest Symphony Society Orchestra to present �??A Merry Little Christmas�?�

KSCB News - December 7, 2015 8:10 am

The Southwest Symphony Society orchestra will present its concert �??A Merry Little Christmas�?� at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, at the First Southern Baptist Church, 621 N. Western Ave., under the direction of Conductor Mark Compaan. The talented group of local musicians will play both classical and popular Christmas music. Admission is a free-will donation and refreshments will be served.

This concert will also serve as the Southwest Symphony Society�??s annual meeting. �??Our bylaws require an annual meeting so we like to have one at a concert,�?� said Kay Burtzloff, president. �??We promise to only take a few minutes to conduct our business.

�??We always like to provide our audience with some old and some new music ,�?� said Compaan. �??This will be a great concert to get yourself into the holiday mood. �?�

The String Orchestra will kick off the concert with �??A Mad Russian�??s Christmas,�?� and then perform �??Twas in the Moon of Wintertime,�?� and �??Siberian Sleigh Ride.�?� The full orchestra will perform �??A Christmas Festival,�?� �??The Christmas Song, �??Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,�?� �??The Christmas Waltz,�?� �??A Bach Christmas,�?� �??Sleigh Ride,�?� and �??It�??s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.�?�

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 620-629-0203.


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