Northwest Iowa Symphony Orchestra Holding Guest Conductor Contest
Date posted - January 23, 2013
Sioux Center, Iowa — Not only can you hear the orchestra play your favorite movie music on Saturday, February 2nd, you might get to see a local celebrity conduct the orchestra.
The Northwest Iowa Symphony Orchestra is holding a combination guest conductor contest and fundraiser. The concert itself will be at Dordt College’s BJ Haan Auditorium at 7:30 PM on Saturday, February 2nd. Orchestra Chairperson Norma Snyder-Jones tells us about the contest
She says several northwest Iowa individuals are vying for the honor.
The candidates are Dave Bloemendaal from Orange City, Jack Schreurs from Sheldon, Dennis Walstra from Sioux Center, and Denny Wright from Hull.
The drop box for Jack Schreurs can be found here at the KIWA studios. The other men have drop boxes as well, or you can give your donation along with the name of the person who you’re voting for to any Northwest Iowa Symphany Orchestra board member, drop it off in person at the NISO Office on Dordt’s Campus or mail to 498 Fourth Avenue Northeast, in Sioux Center.
Tickets for the concert are available at the door or you can get them at The True Vine in Sioux Center, Prairie Moon Books in Sheldon, Dove Christian Bookstore in Orange City, and Something Special in Rock Valley.
Snyder-Jones says the concert will take you on a musical voyage to Hollywood where you will have a chance to hear your favorite scores with a live orchestra. Featured music includes The Wizard of Oz, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Casablanca, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Pirates of the Caribbean, Jurassic Park, and many others.
Pamela De Haan, a saxophonist and vocalist, pianist Deanna Wehrspann, and soloists from the orchestra will be featured on the program. She also says you can come dressed as your favorite movie character for the light-hearted event.
Leave a ReplySheldon Broadcasting Company, Inc. appreciates your comments that abide by the following guidelines:
1. Avoid profanities or foul language.
2. Disagree, but avoid ad hominem (personal) attacks.
3. Threats are treated seriously and will be reported to law enforcement.
4. Spam and advertising are not permitted in the comments area.
These guidelines are very general and cannot cover every possible situation. Please don't assume that Sheldon Broadcasting Company, Inc. or its advertisers agrees with or otherwise endorses any particular comment. We reserve the right to filter or delete comments or to deny posting privileges entirely at our discretion. Please note that comments are reviewed by the selected staff and may not be posted immediately. If you feel your comment was filtered inappropriately, please email email@example.com.
Back to:Northwest Iowa Symphony Orchestra Holding Guest Conductor Contest