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Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra to Present Spring Program March 5 at Woldson Theater

Posted on February 29, 2012 in: Academics, Alumni, Events, Feature Stories, Students

(From left) Kaitrin Cunningham, Soprano; Nickolas Ha, Trumpet; Monica Clark, Violin; Kaitlin Sandin, Soprano

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra will present its spring program at 7:30 p.m., Monday, March 5 at Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox (1001 W. Sprague Ave.). The concert, conducted by Kevin Hekmatpanah, will feature the winners of the 13th Gonzaga Concerto/Aria Competition.

The soloists featured include senior sopranos Kaitlin Sandin, a political science major, and Kaitrin Cunningham, a music major; trumpeter Nickolas Ha, a senior civil engineering major; and freshman violinist Monica Clark, a psychology major. The competition winners were selected from a large pool of talented Gonzaga music students from both within and outside the music department.

Sandin will perform “Mein Herr Marquis” from Die Fledermaus by Strauss. Cunningham will sing “Prendi, per me sei libero” from Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore. Clark will present Wieniawski’s “Legende for Violin and Orchestra,” and Ha will perform the final movement of Haydn’s “Trumpet Concerto.” In addition to the concerto winners, the program includes the orchestral favorites, Nicolai’s “Overture to The Merry Wives of Windsor,” Verdi’s “Overture to Sicilian Vespers,” and Dukas’ “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice.”

General admission is $12, $10 for non-GU students and seniors. The performance is free to GU faculty, staff, and students. Tickets are available by calling (509) 624-1200 or by visiting the Ticket Office at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox.

For more information about this or other Gonzaga music department concerts, please call (509) 313-6733 or visit the music department website at

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