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Phone: (239) 590-1006
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FGCU Bower School of Music String and Wind Orchestras Perform Final Concert of the Year April 19

FORT MYERS, FL - Florida Gulf Coast University Bower School of Music String and Wind Orchestras perform their final concert of the year 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19 in the South Fort Myers High School auditorium.

South Fort Myers High School hosts the ensembles conducted by FGCU associate professor Rod M. Chesnutt. The Wind Orchestra performs Adam Gorb's Eine Kleine Yiddishe Ragmusik, Howard Hanson's Variations on an Ancient Hymn, Vasili Kalinnikov's Finale from Symphony No. 1 in G minor, Dmitri Shostakovich's Galop from Moscow Chermushky and Richard Strauss' Zueignung. The String Orchestra performs J. S. Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, the Mozart Divertimento No. 136 and features the Bower School of Music guitar faculty Rafael Padron on Vivaldi's Concerto in D Major for Lute, RV 9.

The hour and a half concert is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Chesnutt at (239) 590-7188.

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