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Willimantic Orchestra to Perform at Eastern

Written by Nana Ama Owusu-Agyemang

Willimantic orchestra.JPG Willimantic, Conn. - Eastern Connecticut State University's Performing Arts Department will host the Willimantic Orchestra on March 3 at 3 p. m. in Shafer Auditorium. The public is invited. Admission is free, though a donation is encouraged. Shafer Auditorium is in Shafer Hall, located at Valley and High Streets in Willimantic.

Conducted by David Vaughan, part-time professor of performing arts, the orchestra performances will feature Jeanne Pocius on trumpet and include presentations of Ludovic Lamother's "Danza No. 3"; Michael Haydn's "Trumpet Concerto No.2" in D; Julio Racine's "Trois Feuille" for Trumpte and String Orchestra; and F. Laguerre's "Conte Haitien" and "Un sèl badjo, mi-an, mi-an." Beethoven's "Egmont Overture"; Saint-Saens' "Bacchanale" from "Samson and Delilah," and Anderson's "Bugler's Holiday" will also be performed.

The Willimantic Orchestra is a non-profit orchestra of local community members committed to playing authentic orchestral music. For more information regarding the Willimantic Orchestra, visit www.willimanticorchestra.org.

For more information about the performance, contact conductor David Vaughan, at (860) 429-0865 or dhvaughan@charter.net.

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