USD 234 orchestras to perform Tuesday

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

The Fort Scott Middle School and Fort Scott High School orchestras will present their winter concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, in the FSMS commons area, 1105 E. 12th St. A variety of music will be performed by students in 6th through 12th grades. The FSHS orchestra and chamber orchestra will feature strolling musicians performing show tunes and fiddle tunes. Students will perform the "Ashokan Farewell," a 1982 musical composition, with local resident Fred Campbell narrating the Sullivan Ballou letter, an 1861 letter read on the 1990 PBS series "The Civil War" while "Ashokan Farewell" was played. The event is open to the public.