The Orchestra of Southern Utah, based in Cedar City, will present three days of events for students and families beginning on Feb. 11, when Southern Utah University will host a composer’s seminar led by L.A.-based composer and orchestrator Chad Cannon, director and founder of the Asia/America New Music Institute. The seminar will be open to the public, as will be three masterclasses given by violinist Ga Hyun Cho on Feb. 11 and 12. Fifth- and sixth-graders are invited to educational exhibits on science, technology, engineering, art, and math in the Cedar City Heritage Center, OSU’s performance venue, on Feb. 12. A Feb. 13 family event will feature OSU, a semi-professional ensemble, in selections from Pirates of the Caribbean, Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade, and the world premiere of Polynesian Rhapsody by Cedar City composer Jacob Lee, which will include dancers from the Southern Utah University Polynesian Club. Orchestra of Southern Utah Music Director and Conductor Xun Sun will lead the concert in the Heritage Center.
Posted February 8, 2016