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GVSU Symphony Orchestra Concert

Thursday, December 08, 2016


Forest Hills Fine Arts Center

600 Forest Hill Ave SE
Grand Rapids MI

For their annual Side by Side Concert, the GVSU Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Henry Duitman, will share the concert with the excellent Forest Hills Central High School Orchestra, conducted by Andrew Pool.  On their part of the program the GVSU ensemble will perform Beethoven's Symphony No. 8 and Villa-Lobos' Fantasia for Saxophone and Strings with GVSU saxophone professor, Dan Graser.  Dr. Graser is a distinguished and nationally-known soloist and pedagogue and is soprano chair of the internationally-lauded Donald Sinta Quartet.  More information on Graser may be found at  The two orchestras will conclude the evening by combining for an exciting performance of Sibelius' well-loved Finlandia.

This concert is free and open to the public.

For more information, please call the Office of Music & Dance (616) 331-3484.

Event Type: Arts-Entertainment 

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