F'burg Community Orchestra to present Van der Stucken Festival
Fredericksburg Community Orchestras (FCO) and Friends of Van der Stucken will present the 27th Annual Van der Stucken Music Festival at 7:30 pm on Saturday, Apr 1, at Hill Country Church, 107 East Lower Crabapple Rd., Fredericksburg.
The Fredericksburg Community Orchestra, under the direction of Theresa Britt, will be joined by the San Angelo University Chamber Ensemble to present a program that includes: Palladio, Jenkins; L’Estro Armonico, Vivaldi and Serenade for Strings, Elgar
Also scheduled to perform are September Van der Stole, Soprano; Soloist Fagner Rocha, Guest Emilee Hall Rocha; Arion Maennerchor under the direction of Mark Hierholzer Dr. Larry Wolz, Professor Emeritus of voice and music history at Hardin Simmons University, and recognized Van der Stucken scholar.
The event is free and open to the public, with a suggested donation of $10. Wine and refreshments will be served following the concert.
The Van der Stucken Festival was established in 1991 by Friends of Van der Stucken to increase appreciation for the life and work of composer and conductor Frank Van der Stucken, who was born in Fredericksburg in 1858.
The festival is supported in part by a grant from the Pedernales Creative Arts Alliance/Oktoberfest and City of Fredericksburg.
Fredericksburg Community Orchestra is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit formed in 2010 to promote string education for all ages in Fredericksburg and surrounding communities. More information is available at www.fredericksburgorchestra.com.