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EAC Chamber Orchestra presents the Starlight Strings Concert: Movie Magic

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[Click Image to Enlarge]  EAC’s Chamber Orchestra, conducted by EAC orchestra program director Franklin Alvarez, will perform at the free Starlight Strings Concert: Movie Magic at 7:30 p.m. on September 25. [EAC – Dave Harvey Photo]

By Jeannè Clark

THATCHER, AZ—Eastern Arizona College’s Chamber Orchestra will perform its annual Starlight Strings Concert: Movie Magic on Thursday, September 25, 2008, at 7:30 p.m. in the Gherald. L. Hoopes Jr. Activities Center–Lee Little Theater. The concert will be conducted by EAC’s orchestra director Franklin Alvarez, and Elise Burke will serve as concertmistress.

The theme of this year’s free concert is Movie Magic, and it will feature musical selections from fourteen movies, including The Mask of Zorro, Harry Potter, Artificial Intelligence, The Patriot, The Lion King, Forrest Gump, Apollo 13, Phantom of the Opera, Schindler’s List, Batman, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Pocahontas, and Pirates of the Caribbean.

Admission is free to this family-friendly event that Alvarez says will be “especially appealing for youngsters.” For more information about the concert, contact Alvarez at (928) 428-8266.