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School of Music presents special family matinee, "The Orchestra Spins a Tale"

Featuring the BYU Philharmonic Orchestra

The Brigham Young University School of Music presents the BYU Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of Kory Katseanes, for a special family music performance, “The Orchestra Spins a Tale” on Saturday, Feb. 18, at 11 a.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.

Tickets are $6 for adults, $4 for children are on sale now at the Harris Fine Arts Center Ticket Office, 801 422-4322 or online at BYUarts.com.

The concert will feature works by Beethoven, Saint-Saëns, Smetana, Grieg and Strauss.The BYU Philharmonic will perform Beethoven's "Egmont Overture," excerpts from Saint-Saëns' "Carnival of the Animals," Grieg's "In the Hall of the Mountain King" and Strauss's "Scene from Heldenleben."

Dancers from Kinnect, a BYU Department of Dance company, will join the orchestra for the performance of Smetana’s “Dance of the Comedians.”

Kinnect is a student outreach performance dance company with a specific focus on developing teaching, creative, and performing skills in its members. Since the group began 10 years ago, it has performed for more than 100,000 children in Utah, Nevada and New York City schools. Visit byukinnect.org for more information.

Writer: Melissa Connor

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