WILTON, Conn. The Western Connecticut Youth Orchestra, which will perform in Wilton next month, draws student musicians from local communities to practice and perform classical music in its three ensembles the symphony orchestra, string ensemble and wind ensemble.
The public is invited to a concert at 4 p.m. March 4 at Wilton High Schools Clune Center for the Arts.
A concert highlight will be the debut by the symphony orchestra of a piece written by Youth Orchestra alum Garrett Schumann. The piece, "Throes of Love," was commissioned by the orchestra to celebrate its 10th season.
These Wilton teens will perform at the concert: Elizabeth Villarreal, oboe; Jennifer Lindner, timpani; Rohit Chandran, alto saxophone; Jai Nagpal, violin; and Jacob Zellmer, baritone saxophone.
Tickets are $10 for students and seniors and $15 for adults. They may be purchased at the door. For more information, visit the Western Connecticut Youth Orchestra's website.
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