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Symphony Orchestra to perform Feb. 15

The Furman Symphony Orchestra will present its Concerto Concert Friday, Feb. 15 at 8 p.m. in McAlister Auditorium on campus.

Part of the music department’s Sound Quality Concert Series, the performance is conducted by Thomas Joiner and features five student soloists. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for students. The concert is also among Furman’s Cultural Life Program events.

The soloists are winners of the biennial FSO concerto competition. They are:

  • Peter Dimery ‘15, saxophone (Florence)
  • Alex Jenks ‘15, trombone (Greenlawn, N.Y.)
  • Alexander Rice ‘13, cello (Herndon, Va.)
  • Scott Strickland ‘14, marimba (Nichols)
  • Deborah York ‘15, piano (Greenville)

The competition selects outstanding Furman student soloists and offers them the opportunity of teaming with a symphony orchestra to perform movements from the standard concerto repertoire.

For more information about the event, contact the Furman University Music Department at 864-294-2086, or

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