Valley Symphony Association will feature several of its younger orchestra members as soloists on challenging and beautiful pieces in a concert entitled “Salute to Youth!” Concerts will be held Saturday, Feb. 23, at 7:30 p.m. at the Delta Performing Arts Center and Sunday, Feb. 24, at 3 p.m. at the Montrose Pavilion auditorium.
Concert highlights include Cello Concerto in B flat Major Movement I by Luigi Boccherini with Jacob Helleckson as cello soloist, and Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major Movement I featuring violin soloist Kate Roth. Her sister, Josie Roth, will be flute soloist performing Concerto in D Major for Flute K. 314 - Movement I, also by Mozart. Avery Butcher, clarinet soloist, will perform Concertino for Clarinet and Orchestra by Carl Maria von Weber.
In addition, other great works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Gustav Mahler, Ralph Vaughan Williams and Gustav Holst will be performed.
Tickets at the door will be $20 for adults (18 and over) and $5 for students 17 and under. However, discounted advance tickets may be purchased on-line at www.valley
symphony.net and at Clubb’s in downtown Delta or at Homer L. Sims Agency, DeVinny Jewelers and Howard Davidson Insurance Agency in Montrose. Tickets are also available for purchase at the Montrose Pavilion office with a credit card either in person or by telephone, 249-7015.