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AMERICA’S MID-WEST MEETS CAMBRIDGE

The 100 young people making up Iowa City music ensembles present a celebration of classical, traditional American, jazz and band music

  • 10th March 2023 - 10th March 2023
  • 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

America’s Mid-West MEETS CAMBRIDGE

A roof-raising concert by Iowa City music ensembles

 

Music Celebrations International presents Iowa City Orchestra, Choir and Wind Band in a celebration of classical, traditional American, jazz and band music.

 

At West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge on Friday March 10 2023 at 7.30pm.

 

Iowa City Orchestra, Choir and Wind Band

with Aaron Ottmar, Megan Stucky-Swanson and Tyler Hagy, conductors

 

Iowa City Orchestra, Choir and Wind Band is an extraordinary group of more than 100 energetic young people who play wonderful music. Their training programme has been praised as one of the best in the USA by the Grammy Foundation, the same organization that gives out the coveted gold awards to music stars each year. They have performed all over the United States as well as touring overseas.

 

Tonight they present a glorious mix of British and American music in different genres, ranging from Vaughan Williams, Tchaikovsky and Holst to Sousa and Craig Hella Johnson, not forgetting Wilkousky’s Battle Hymn of the Republic.

 

Prepare to be surprised and delighted by the sheer skill and enthusiasm of these 14 to 19 year olds.

 

A concert for everyone – and we particularly welcome young people, their schools and families.

 

Tickets free, unreserved seating – retiring collection in aid of a local Cambridge youth charity (to be announced on the night)

 

Tickets from https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/americas-mid-west-meets-cambridge-tickets-516889399107

 

Or just turn up

Facilities

  • Bar
  • Cloakroom facilities
  • Disabled Accessibility
  • Facilities for Disabled Guests

Accessibility Facilities

  • Wheel chair accessible
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Did you know?

In 1958, a group of engineering students managed to hoist an Austin Seven car onto the roof of Senate House, with the help of some clever calculations. It took the university a week to remove it – and will surely go down in history as one of the boldest student pranks ever!