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Guest soloist joins Symphony season opener


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Alina Kobialka will perform Korngold’s Violin Concerto in D Major at the October concert.

Symphony of the Hills will present soloist Alina Kobialka as a highlight of its season opening concert, Wild Wild West: Celebrating America’s Frontier, on Thurs, Oct 12, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. at the Cailloux Theater, 910 Main, Kerrville, Texas. The event will be preceded by a wine reception in the lobby at 6:30 p.m. The concert is sponsored by Fitch Estate Sales.
“Alina Kobialka is a wonderful violinist,” said Dr. Eugene Dowdy, conductor and musical director. “Also, she has a connection to our orchestra as she is the daughter of our concertmaster, Daniel Kobialka.”
Alina Kobialka will perform Korngold’s “Violin Concerto in D Major” at the October concert.
Other pieces on the program include Ferdinand Rudolph von Grofé’s “Grand Canyon Suite” and “The Cowboys Overture” by John Williams.
Tivy High School Choir Soprano Caitlin Goss will sing the National Anthem. Schreiner University student Emily Jumes will make her Symphony of the Hills debut, doubling parts with principal harpist, Shana Norton. As an added feature of interest, Jumes will be playing the newly-refurbished harp she acquired from her first teacher, former symphony conductor Dr. Charlotte Marrow.
Tickets start at $24 for this concert and can be reserved online at Tickets may also be purchased from the box office prior to the concert.
Symphony of the Hills concerts are funded through season ticket sales, corporate and individual donations, grants and other assistance, and program advertising. Orchestra musicians come from the Hill Country area and include professionals, Schreiner University faculty, and advanced music students.
For information visit, call (830) 792-7469, or email