Summer Festival Orchestra to deliver free performance Aug. 2 at SU

The Summer Festival Orchestra will perform a free public concert at Syracuse University on Monday, Aug. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Goldstein Auditorium in the Schine Student Center. The following works will be performed: Berlioz Roman Carnival Overture, Shostakovich Prelude in E flat minor, and Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4.

The performance, sponsored by University College,¬†will be under the direction of James R. Tapia, director of orchestral activities at the College of Visual and Performing Arts’ Setnor School of Music.

The Summer Festival Orchestra has a history of success in bringing together a diverse mix of musicians from the community at large to create a talented, all-volunteer ensemble. The musicians include students from SU and other area schools as well as members of the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra and the Syracuse Symphony Youth Orchestra.

For more information about the performance, contact Tapia at 443-5892.

University College of Syracuse University offers a variety of academic programs for part-time and international students as well as valuable summer programs for high school students. UC enhances our community through continuing education, outreach, public forums, and administering educational and performing arts programs. For more information call 315-443-YeSU or visit the web site