Youth Concert at Immaculata University to Feature Music from Disney’s Pocahontas and other Familiar Classical Themes

Youth Concert at Immaculata University to Feature Music from Disney's Pocahontas and other Familiar Classical Themes

IMMACULATA UNIVERSITY, PA — The Immaculata Symphony will hold its annual Youth Concert, The Color of Sound, on Sunday, February 9, at 3 p.m. in Alumnae Hall on the campus of Immaculata University. The Immaculata Symphony is a university-community organization, with a long and outstanding tradition that goes back to the university’s founding in 1920.

Conducted by Joseph Gehring, audiences young and old will be taken on a musical tour, accompanied by familiar classical themes. The concert opens with the timeless piece that is the William Tell Overture by Gioachino Rossini. Next, listeners are met by the sounds of Orpheus in the Underworld Overture by Jacques Offenbach.

Last, but certainly not least, Highlights from Disney’s Pocahontas by Alan Menken conclude the concert. After the performance, children are invited on stage to meet the musicians and to see and hear the instruments up close. An interactive concert that is fun for the whole family.

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Joseph Gehring, is director of Ensembles and coordinator for Music Education at Immaculata University. Since 2004, Maestro Gehring has worked with the Immaculata Symphony and was appointed music director in 2011.

In addition to the Immaculata music program, Mr. Gehring is also the music director and conductor of the West Chester Band and the Chesco Pops Orchestra.

Cost for the concert is $10 for all adults and free for children under the age of 12 and are available online or at the door. More information and tickets are available at www.immaculatasymphony.org.

Source: Immaculata University

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