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New Symphony Season Opens Sept. 21

Cave Run Symphony Orchestra

The second season of the Cave Run Symphony Orchestra opens Sunday, Sept. 21, at 3 p.m. at the Morehead Conference Center.

Guest conductor Soo H. Han will present a program entitled “American Music”. Han is a graduate of the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. He is director of orchestras and department chair of performing arts at Carmel High in Carmel, Indiana.

Among his honors are the 2012 University of Chicago Outstanding Educator Award, 2012 Indianapolis Start Academic All-Star Teacher Award and the 2010 New World Youth Symphony Orchestra Outstanding Educator Award.

While serving at Carmel, Han’s orchestra has performed throughout the United States, including performance tours of New York’s Alice Tully Hall, Chicago and Los Angeles.  He has collaborated with numerous artists, groups and conductors such as the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.

Other awards include state championships in 2006 through 2008 and 2010 through 2013 from the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA). The Carmel Symphony Orchestra was named grand champions of the 2009 National Orchestra Cup.

The Cave Run Symphony will perform four times during its 2014-15 season. Following the Sept. 21 opening concert, other performances will be Dec. 6 for the Holiday Concert, Feb. 22 for Water Music, and April 12 for Springtime Romance.

Tickets can be purchased online at: http://www.thecrso.com  or at the door. Prices are $10 for adult and $5 for student with ID. Children 17 and under are admitted free of charge. An adult season ticket is $25.

A non-profit organization, the Cave Run Symphony Orchestra consists of professional musicians, music educators and highly-qualified, auditioned musician interns from throughout the region.

The CRSO mission is to perpetuate the rich tradition of live symphonic music by presenting high quality concerts and providing related educational and enrichment activities. Dr. Ewell Scott is president of the CRSO.

Story provided by the Cave Run Symphony Orchestra

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