News From The Starlight Symphony
There Are Heroes Among Us!
Mark your calendars for our May "Pops" concert! This high energy Hero inspired concert will feature exciting songs the whole family will recognize! Our Hero music features some of the most memorable themes from TV, Film, and Musical Theater. This concert includes such great hits from Game of Thrones, Star Wars, 007, How to Train Your Dragon, The Incredibles, Wonder Woman, and more! We would love if you brought your "Little Heroes" dressed as their favorite Super Hero for a Parade of Heroes!* The Starlight Symphony Orchestra is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit and concerts are free to the public! Friday May 3rd 7pm at the Hays CISD Performing Arts Center. Sunday May 5th 4pm at the First Baptist Church of Wimberley. *For our parade of Heroes, please limit to children 12 and under. All costumes must be appropriate with no weapons.
The Starlight Symphony Orchestra's David Oertel is Nominated for Prestigious Award!
Starlight Symphony Orchestra’s own Music Director, Dr. David Oertel has just been selected as a finalist in The American Prize for Orchestra Programming, The Vytautas Marijosius Memorial Award. The Prize recognizes and rewards the best achievement in the unique field of orchestral programming, where the selection of repertoire by knowledgeable, creative and courageous music directors builds orchestras and audiences, educates young people and adults, and enriches the community. Runners-up and winners will be announced soon. We are thrilled and honored to have Dr. Oertel as our conductor. He always brings such interesting and exciting programming to the Central Texas Hill Country! You can learn more about this prestigious national competition here: www.theamericanprize.org
March Young Artist Concert was a Huge Success! Thank you to our incredible musicians, volunteers and patrons for a wonderful spring concert. Our Young Artist Competition winners absolutely stole the show with their amazing solo performances. Adriana Bec dazzled the audience with her performance of the 3rd movement of Mendelssohn’s "Violin Concerto in E Minor". Margaret Seo captivated the audience with her performance of Vitali's "Chaccone in G Minor".