“Strings” of St. Francis Music Center in concert for 40th year celebration of Heartland Symphony Orchestra

For their second year, the St. Francis Music Center Concert Orchestra, “Strings”, will join the Heartland Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, October 9th at 7:30 p.m. at the Little Falls Community High School, Charles D. Martin Auditorium in Little Falls, MN. Playing with the full orchestra, SFMC will perform musical selections: Pietro Mascagni: Intermezzo for a Cavalleria Rusticana and Franz Schubert’s: Military March No. 1, D. 733, No. 1. Tickets may be purchased at the door, online at www.heartlandsymphony.com or by calling 1-800-826-1997. The SF Music Center is a Sally Ordway Irvine Award winning community music school for the performing arts located in Little Falls, offering private lessons, classes, and camps in instrumental and vocal music, dance and gymnastics. It also sponsors two string orchestras at the preparatory and concert levels. To learn more about the SF Music Center, please visit their website at www.fslf.org or contact [email protected].

The HSO launches its 40th season with “Celebration” performing under the direction of new conductor Dr. Alexander Corbett. Additional concerts are scheduled with performances on December 3rd and 4th, 2016, titled “Remembrance” and March 31, April 1st and 2nd, 2017, titled “Destinations”. The HSO is a 50 piece volunteer, non-profit, community orchestra located in the central Minnesota area of Little Falls, Brainerd, and the surrounding rural communities. Musicians, from amateurs to professionals, come together once a week from all over the region to rehearse and perform three full-length orchestral music concerts each season in both Little Falls and Brainerd. As part of its commitment to community service and music education, the HSO is partnering with St. Francis to mutually develop a shared audience and enrich the lives of the players by bringing young musicians together with experienced musicians in rehearsal and performance. To learn more about playing for the HSO please contact music director/conductor [email protected].