From Pen to Paper, Orchestra Plays Student Composition

Composers’ Orchestral Reading SessionApril 20, 2017 (Jackson, MIss.) -Belhaven senior James Stewart will have his work, “Red Bear”, featured at the Composers’ Orchestral Reading Session on Monday, April 24 at the Mississippi Museum of Art.

Professional players with the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra (MSO) will perform the compositions of Stewart and other students from Mississippi College and Jackson State University.

This special event is free and will take place in the museum’s Trustmark Grand Hall. The concert will start at 5:30 p.m. and each piece will be read, discussed and read a second time. This process will give audience members an inside view of the music making process.

This is just one of the many exciting events from Belhaven’s School of the Arts. Check out Arts Ablaze for plays, dance and music concerts, poetry readings, gallery exhibits and more happening this year.


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