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Chamber Orchestra presents the Starlight Strings Concert: Sweet Suites

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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 Lori Dugan

Thatcher, AZ—Eastern Arizona College’s Chamber Orchestra will perform its annual Starlight Strings Concert: Sweet Suiteson Wednesday October 6, 2010, 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 Autumn Pepper will serve as concertmistress.

The theme of this year’s free concert is Sweet Suites, and it will feature musical suites from six different composers, including Georg Frideric Handel, Leos Hanacek, Alfred Reed, Georg Philipp Telemann, Carl Nielsen, and Gustav Holst.

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.