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Kennett Symphony’s Annual Children’s Concert


If you and your family want a memorable experience enjoying skilled musicians and their wonderful program, come and listen to the Kennett Symphony’s Annual Children’s Concert.

The Kennett Symphony of Chester County, Pa., presents Jack and the Beanstalk?and other Orchestra Favorites. These annual Children’s Concerts, under the direction of Maestra Mary Woodmansee Green, are performed at the International Cultural Center on the campus of Lincoln University on March 3, and at Emilie K. Asplundh Hall, Phillips Memorial Building, on the campus of West Chester University on March 10.

The traditional Children’s Concerts of Kennett’s Symphony have been attractive and successful events for the whole family over the last years.

This year’s hour-long programs open with Entrance of the Queen of Sheba by Händel followed by Copland’s Hoedown from Rodeo and short demonstrations of strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion. The flute soloist and 2012 2nd Place Instrumental Competition winner Nicole Ozdowsky performs, and the exciting show ends with Jack and the Beanstalk, which features the Kennett Symphony Children’s Chorus and a narration by the voice of Brandywine Radio, Lloyd Bankson Roach.

After each performance the Symphony offers its popular Instrument Petting Zoo that gives children the opportunity to meet and greet the musicians. There are also other fun activities such as meeting the composer of Jack and the Beanstalk Melissa Dunphy, Jack and the Beanstalk puzzles, and face painting.

All tickets are reserved seating. The admission is $5 per child or adult. For further information, please call the Kennett Symphony at 610.444.6363 or take a look at their website.