Four Bluffton students will perform with the Lima Area Youth Orchestra on Sunday, April 23. The 7 p.m. concert is at Lima Senior High School.
Members from Bluffton are:
• Violins: Isaac Andreas, Amanda Speicher, Grace Paquin
• Cello: Alyssa Speicher
The performance will be under the direction of Travis Juergen, Assistant Professor at Ohio Northern University. Juergen is very successfully finishing his first season with the orchestra which is sponsored by the Lima Noon Optimist Club and the Lima Symphony Orchestra.
Student playing in the orchestra are from Lima and the surrounding area and range in age from 6th grade through 12th grade and are accomplished musicians selected by audition.
The orchestra will be playing:
Berceuse and Finale from The Firebird Suite
Prince of Thieves from Robin Hood
William Tell Overture
Romeo and Juliet Suite, op. 64
Gershwin in Concert
Themes from The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”
I. Adagio – Allegro molto
Farandole from L’Arlesienne Suite No. 2
Highlights from West Side Story