Young artists to perform at concert

Winners of the Young Artist Competition will be featured at a Lawrence Chamber Orchestra concert at 2 p.m. April 29 in Liberty Hall, 644 Mass.

Heather Baker, a junior at Lawrence High School, will perform the first movement of Mozart's "Flute Concerto No. 2 in D, K.314." Baker, the daughter of Rose and John Lingenfelser, plays flute, piccolo and alto flute with the LHS marching and symphonic bands.

Brian Gnojek, a senior at Free State High School, will perform the third movement of Weber's "Clarinet Concerto No. 2 in E-Flat, Op. 74." Gnojek, the son of Vince and Jane Gnojek, plays clarinet with the FSHS Symphonic Band and Jazz Ensemble I. He studies with Larry Maxey, a Kansas University professor, and plans to attend Oberlin College and Music Conservatory.

Elizabeth Anderson, a senior at FSHS, will play the third movement of Richard Strauss' "Horn Concerto No. 1 in E-Flat, Op. 11." Anderson, the daughter of Gordon and Dorothea Anderson, plays French horn for the FSHS Symphonic Band and mellophone with the school's Marching Firebirds. She also plans to attend Oberlin College and Music Conservatory.

The Lawrence Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of Juan Francisco La Manna, also will perform Mozart's "Symphony No. 35" and von Dittersdorf's "Sinfonia Concertana Viola and Double Bass," which will feature Peter Chun on viola and Larry Rice on bass.

Tickets are $10 for the general public, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students. Tickets are available at Liberty Hall prior to the concert.


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