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2007-08 season
Artistic Director and Conductor:
Wendy Larson
Associate Conductor: John Bokram
All seasons



Comedy Tonight

Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007, 7:00 p.m. • Grand Valley High School, Parachute
Sunday, Oct. 14, 2007, 2:00 p.m. • Roaring Fork High School, Carbondale

Tickets: Adults, $12; Seniors, $10; Kids 3-18, $6; Families, $30

March of the Two Left Feet by Leroy Anderson
A Musical Joke by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony No. 94 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Fanfare for the Common Cold by P.D.Q. Bach
Symphony Sampler by James Belling
Concerto for Horn and Hardart by P.D.Q. Bach • Hille Elwood, horn; Joan Knab, hardart
Concerto Gross for Three Kazoos and Orchestra by Robert Hirsch • Van Merritt, Bob Cutting, Joan Knab, Heather Simpson, kazoos

Old MacDonald by Leroy Anderson
"The Cuckoo in the Deep Woods" and "Hens and Roosters" from Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint-Saens
"Mosquito Dance" and "Hippo Dance" from Five Miniatures by Paul White
"The Elephant" from Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint-Saens
The Typewriter by Leroy Anderson
Imaginery Landscape No. 4 for 12 Radios by John Cage
Concertino for Cellular Phones and Orchestra by David Baker

Holiday Concerts
featuring the opera, Amahl and the Night Visitors

Sponsored by BJ Adams and Co. Real Estate

Saturday, Dec. 1, 2007, 7:00 p.m. • Snowmass Chapel, Snowmass Village
Sunday, Dec. 2, 2007, 2:00 p.m. • First United Methodist Church, 9th & Cooper, Glenwood Springs

Tickets: Adults and seniors, $15; Kids 3-18, $10; Families, $40

Adeste Fidelis arranged by Arthur Harris
Coventry Carol arranged by William Ryden
Carol of the Bells by M. Leontovich & P. Wilhousky, arr. by Richard Hayman
Ave Maria, Ch. Gounod
Bring a Torch Jeannette, Isabella, arranged by Chip Davis
Silent Night arranged by Daniel Pinkham
Joy to the World arranged by Arthur Harris

Amahl and the Night Visitors by Gian Carlo Menotti
Directed by John Goss • Vocal Direction by Paul Dankers
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Amahl: Corbin Grainger • Mother: Maureen Jackson
King Kaspar: Paul Dankers • King Melchior: Scott MacCracken • King Balthazar, Lee Sullivan

James Belling, Pam Davis, Christie Duckett, Carolyn Golbus, Dory Light, Mark McKeller, Anne Muir, Brooke Murray, Heidi Paul, Aaron Poh, Marlene Schroeder, Shannon Waititi

Symphony Swing Dance

A special benefit for Symphony in the Valley

Saturday, March 1, 2008, 5:30 p.m.
Hotel Colorado, Glenwood Springs • Dinner Dance

Sunday, March 2, 2008, 6 p.m.
Battlement Mesa Activity Center • Hors d'ouevres & drinks

Mother's Day Concerts
featuring winners of the
2008 Young Artists Concerto Competition

Sponsored by The Thrift Shop of Aspen

Saturday, May 10, 2008, 7:00 p.m. • Roaring Fork High School, Carbondale
Sunday, May 11, 2008, 2:30 p.m. • 1st United Methodist Church, Glenwood Springs

Tickets: Adults, $12; Seniors, $10; Kids 3-18, $6; Families, $30

The Thrift Shop of Aspen

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& bios

Crown Imperial Coronation March by William Walton
Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Major by Friedrich Seitz • Sylvia Tran, violin
Piano Concerto in D, Rondo all' Ungherese, by Franz Joseph Haydn • Jenaer Rader, piano
"Pie Jesu" from the Requiem Mass by Andrew Lloyd Webber • Zoe Levine, soprano
Violin Concerto in E Minor, Allegro molto vivace, by Felix Mendelssohn • William Ronning, violin

"Great Gate of Kiev" from Pictures at an Exhibition by Modest Moussorgsky
Czardas by Vittorio Monti • Annie Tempest, violin
Hopak by Modest Moussorgsky • guest conductor Adelaide W. Zabriskie
Symphony One by Pearce Littler • guest conductor Pearce Littler
"Grand March" from Tannhauser by Richard Wagner
"Finale" from The Pines of Rome by Ottorino Respighi

4th of July Concert

A free concert of patriotic and
Americana music

Ending with Tchaikovsky's
1812 Overture
and leading in to
the city's grand fireworks display

8:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Two Rivers Park bandshell
Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Under the batons of
Conductor Wendy Larson and Associate Conductor John Bokram


Photo by Jeff Tinsley,
Smithsonian Institute


Sponsored by
the City of Glenwood Springs

City of Glenwood Springs


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P.O. Box 1831, Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81602

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