Park University ICM Orchestra to Open 2017-18 International Center for Music Concert Season

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

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The Park University ICM Orchestra will kick off the International Center for Music’s 2017-18 concert season with a performance on Sunday, Sept. 24, in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University’s Parkville Campus. Admission to the concert, which begins at 4 p.m., is free.

The ICM Orchestra, led by Steven McDonald, director of orchestral activities, consists of 20 string students with guest wind and brass players joining for selected repertoire during the season. The ICM Orchestra is scheduled to perform the following selections in its concert:
          •  “Serenade for Strings,” composed by Dag Wirén
          •  “Dances for Harp and Strings,” composed by Claude Debussy (piece will include a solo by guest harpist Tabitha Reist Steiner)
          •  “Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550,” composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

The next concert for the ICM Orchestra will be Saturday, Dec. 2, starting at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel. The next concert in the ICM’s 2017-18 season will be Sunday, Oct. 15, starting at 4 p.m. at the 1900 Building in Mission Woods, Kan. This concert, a part of the Park ICM 1900 Series sponsored by Steven Karbank, is the first of three performances billed as “The ‘Classical’ British Invasion” with additional performances on Friday, Oct. 20, and Saturday, Oct. 21, both at 7:30 p.m.