April 25, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
Paul Mellon Arts Center Main Theater
Overture to La Gazza Ladra
- Gioachino Rossini
Symphony No. 39
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Uke Can't Be Serious
- Jim Beloff (arranged by Jason Nyberg) featuring Jim Beloff, ukulele
On Hearing The First Cuckoo In Spring
- Frederick Delius
Fountains of Rome
- Ottorino Respighi
Jim Beloff ( photo credit Aaron Kotowski )
|Jim Beloff is the author of The Ukulele - A Visual History (Backbeat Books) and author, arranger, and publisher of the popular Jumpin' Jim's series of ukulele songbooks. This series is sold worldwide and includes The Daily Ukulele: 365 Songs For Better Living and The Daily Ukulele: Leap Year Edition, two of the largest ukulele songbooks ever published. Jim has also recorded several CDs of original songs performed on the ukulele, produced Legends Of Ukulele, a CD compilation for Rhino Records, and made three how-to-play DVDs for Homespun Tapes, The Joy Of Uke #1 and #2 and Jumpin' Jim's Ukulele Workshop.
Jim and his wife, Liz Maihock Beloff, own Flea Market Music, Inc., a company dedicated to the ukulele. They regularly perform together at uke-centric events playing their family's Fluke, Flea and Firefly ukuleles. They have also gone on uke tours of Japan and Australia and truly believe in their company's motto, "Uke Can Change the World." www.fleamarketmusic.com
In addition to our three-concert Subscription Series,
the WSO will perform five non-series concerts.
- April 4, 2014, Friday, Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, CT
- April 25, 2014, Friday a.m., PMAC, Uria and Johanna Fishbein Children’s Concerts
- May 4, 2014, Sunday, 4:00 p.m., George Flynn Memorial Concert Series, Morgan School, Clinton, CT
- July 5, 2014, Saturday, 7:00 p.m., July Holiday Pops, Madison Green
- July 6, 2014, Sunday, 7:30 p.m., July Holiday Pops, Choate campus
As the WSO enters its 39th
season, you are cordially invited to attend gala musical
performances under the baton of founding Music
Director Philip T. Ventre.
The Orchestra is
dedicated to bringing quality music to the Town of Wallingford
andsurrounding communities. In addition to our concert
series, the WSO presents Uria & Johanna Fishbein
Memorial Children's Concerts and coordinates an annual competition for young string
players throughout Connecticut that is sponsored by the Polly Shulga Noonan Fund.
Wallingford Symphony Orchestra Society
P.O. Box 6023
Wallingford, CT 06492
WSO Board of Directors President
|Supported by CCCT
We gratefully acknowledge our supporters. Without their
generosity, there would not
be a Wallingford Symphony Orchestra. Click here to view our generous