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Student Symphonic Orchestra to Open Spring Season

The Student Symphonic Orchestra of Fairfax will have its first concert of the spring season March 12, at 7:30 p.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church (1545 Chain Bridge Road, McLean). Doors open at 7 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public.

The Student Symphonic Orchestra of Fairfax will have its first concert of the spring season March 12, at 7:30 p.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church (1545 Chain Bridge Road, McLean). Doors open at 7 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public.

This concert will kick off the orchestra’s third season. The evening will start with a performance by the brass faculty quintet from Shenandoah Conservatory. Then the orchestra will perform the first and forth movements of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony and movements 1-7 of Mozart’s Requiem (with a full choir). They will have leading soloist from across the Washington Metropolitan area singing with them at that evening.

The orchestra has grown to almost 40 students all across Northern Virginia, featuring talented students from elementary school through college who are able to participate in the orchestra at no cost.