Newport Area Community Orchestra Adds 9 New Members

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NEWPORT — The Newport Area Community Orchestra is growing. Just this year, they have added nine new members to the orchestra.

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The newest members of the orchestra are (left to right in photo) Momoko Takaoka, Bob Chen, Akimasa Takeda, Pengyi Huang, Morgan Ireland, Paul Teng, (not pictured) Sue Ireland, Judy Hurd, and Laura Barr.

The group is continuing to work toward two spring concerts to be held on May 3, at the Goodrich Memorial Library, and on May 11, at the Haskell Opera House. The program for the concerts include:

Spring Concert at the Goodrich Memorial Library – May 3, 2014

Concerto for Alto Saxophone by Binge (2nd Movement – Peter Storrings, Soloist)
Colorscape for Orchestra, Op. 3 by Ken Michelli (Julia Whitney, Solo, Howie Arzt, Solo)
Waltz No. 2 from Suite for Variety Stage Orchestra by Dmitri Shostakovich
Rhapsody in Blue for Orchestra arranged by Bob Cerulli (Paul Gavin, Solo)
Clarinet Concerto No. 1 by Carl Maria Von Weber (Howie Arzt, Soloist)

Quintessential Classical’s Concert at the Haskell Opera House – May 11, 2014

Concerto for Alto Saxophone by Binge (2nd Movement – Peter Storrings, Soloist)
Colorscape for Orchestra, Op. 3 by Ken Michelli (Julia Whitney, Solo, Howie Arzt, Solo)
Waltz No. 2 from Suite for Variety Stage Orchestra by Dmitri Shostakovich
Rhapsody in Blue for Orchestra arranged by Bob Cerulli (Paul Gavin, Solo)
Clarinet Concerto No. 1 by Carl Maria Von Weber (Howie Arzt, Soloist)

Be sure to mark your calendars for these upcoming performances.

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