Music Academy Youth Orchestras Presenting Debut Concert May 6

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., May 1, 2007 — The Southeast Missouri Music Academy is proud to announce the debut performance of the new Academy Youth Orchestras in a spring concert May 6 at Southeast Missouri State University.

The Youth Orchestra and the Junior Youth Orchestra will present a spring concert “From the ‘Can-Can’ to ‘Canon in D,'” at 1 p.m. in the University Center Ballroom.  Admission is free, and the public is invited to attend. 

The concert music will include the famous “Can-Can” by Jacques Offenbach, the “Canon in D” by Pachelbel, and everything in between.  The members and directors of the two new ensembles give up their Saturday mornings to rehearse and make beautiful chamber music.  The groups are directed by Academy string teachers Laura Crump and Michelle Suhr.

For more information, call the Southeast Missouri Music Academy at (573) 651-2378.