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Youth symphony to perform in Cambria June 25

The Cambrian

The 2015-16 roster of Symphonie Jeunesse will be in Cambria for a performance June 25 at Santa Rosa Catholic Church.
The 2015-16 roster of Symphonie Jeunesse will be in Cambria for a performance June 25 at Santa Rosa Catholic Church.

Michele Brosseau-Tacchia will bring her Symphonie Jeunesse to Cambria for its annual performance of works for string orchestra, set for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at Santa Rosa Catholic Church, 1174 Main St.

The orchestra will perform works by the likes of Louis Moreau Gottschalk and John Williams, along with a new work by Allen Menton, professor of music theory and composition at California State University, San Bernardino. The program will also include the Piano Concerto in F Major by Mozart, performed by Michael Tacchia, and film music from “Game of Thrones” and “Slumdog Millionaire.”

The orchestra of gifted young string players, ages 12 to 18, will be appearing in Cambria for the fifth year. Brosseau-Tacchia, the sister of Cambria concert violinist Robert Brosseau and founder/artistic director of the orchestra, chose its members following auditions.

Symphonie Jeunesse was awarded a $10,000 grant by the San Bernardino City Fine Arts Commission to provide workshops for serious string students, ages 11 to 16.

Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door and may be purchased by contacting Jean Price at 520-235-5649 or Robert Brosseau at 310-995-7276.

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