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Northwest Indiana Symphony Youth Orchestra concerts

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The Northwest Indiana Symphony Youth Orchestra will present its winter concert Feb. 20 in the Hobart High School Auditorium. Everyone is invited.†The orchestra, under the direction of Philip Bauman, will begin the concert at 3 p.m.
The 65-member Youth Orchestra will present a wide variety of selections ranging from Brahmsí ìAcademic Festival Overtureî to Lisztís ìLes Preludes.î†Other selections on the concert will include Saint-SaÎnsí ìDanse Bacchanaleî from the opera ìSamson et Delilaî and Elliot Del Borgoís ìHatikvah ñ The Hope,î based on the Israeli National Anthem.†
Also featured on this concert will be four members of the Youth Orchestra violin section, who will perform ìLíEstro Armonico Concerto No. 10 for four violins, Op. 3î by Antonio Vivaldi. The four violinists include Bailey Wantuch of Chesterton High School, Jessica Bouma and Adam Miller of Lake Central High School and Nikko Sadural of Merrillville High School.
Tickets for this event are general admission, and are $8 in advance or $10 at the door.†
On Feb. 25, the Northwest Indiana Symphony Youth Orchestra will join the Southlake Childrenís Choir, South Shore Dance Alliance and Wolffgang to present the fourth annual Leap Into the Arts fundraising gala. This event will start at 6 p.m. at The Halls of St. George in Schererville.
The evening will include a complimentary cocktail hour, dinner, raffle, silent and live auctions and performances throughout the evening by each of the four performing groups. Tickets for this event are $50 each.
The Northwest Indiana Symphony Youth Orchestra is comprised of students from Lake, Porter, Newton, Jasper and LaPorte counties in Indiana, and Cook County in Illinois. It offers a select group of young musicians a dynamic and rewarding experience where a strong emphasis is placed on artistic excellence, personal growth and providing exceptional performance experiences.†
In addition to working with gifted professional conductors and musicians, Youth Orchestra members are given the opportunity to enjoy the enrichment and challenge of performing with other dedicated peers.
For more information about the Northwest Indiana Symphony Youth Orchestra or tickets to either event, call their office at 219-836-0525, ext. 201, or visit www.nisorchestra.org.

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