Cultural Society presents Spring Concert

Lifestyle
May 10, 2022

What a great concert it was… attended by a large audience, at the Centralia Cultural Society on Sunday evening, May 1.

The Annual Spring Concert, A Classical Spring, conducted by Mathew Webster from Iuka, was performed by the Philharmonic Orchestra opened with A Festival Prelude by Alfred Reed and included classics like The Merry Widow Waltz by F. Lehar, arranged by Robert Bennett Brown, were among the classics played, and ended with El Relicario by Jose Padilla, arranged by Merle J. Isaac.
Refreshments followed the evening featuring Baklava from Apollo’s Cafe Greek-American Eatery in Salem.

Some of the highlights of the evening are shown below.

Pictured above is a large crowd attended the Classical Spring Concert. We are so lucky to have amazing talent in this area.

Pictured is special guest five-year-old Colton Stephenson, son of Brock and April. He’s been playing the violin since he was three, he proudly explained.

 

Conductor Mathew Webster of Iuka.

Orchestra member Conner Lorence with his tuba along with other members to the left.

Orchestra getting ready to begin.

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