Youth orchestra schedules concert

Youth orchestra schedules concert

URBANA — The East Central Illinois Youth Orchestra will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Smith Recital Hall, 805 S. Mathews Ave., U.

The ensemble directed by Kevin Kelly will perform music by Beethoven, Alexander Borodin and Jean Sibelius.

The orchestra's members come from 15 area schools plus home schools. Membership is by audition. For information about winter auditions call 356-9812.

The youth orchestra is a project of the Conservatory of Central Illinois, a non-profit community music school in downtown Champaign and a member of the National Guild for Community Arts Education. For more information about the conservatory, call 356-9812 or visit http://www.conservatorycentralil.org.

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