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Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra 2023-24 Concert Season

Sunday, March 17, 2024 at 3:00pm
“A Celtic Carnival”
With guitarists Lehto & Wright performing Celtic Folk Music

Doors open at 2:00 PM with Celtic Activities for all ages:
2:00-2:50 Art Gallery:
· Celtic instrument demos by Bob and Jeanne Whitney and Maggie Harp
· Tabletop “Highland Games” (Caber Toss, Sheaf Throw, and Shot Put on a miniature scale! )
· St. Patrick’s Day Trivia Table with Chocolate Coin Treats
· St. Patrick’s Day Selfie Photo Op
· Minute to Win It Shamrock Games and more
· Limerick Challenge
· Shamrock Crafts
· Student Tartan Design Contest Display
· Register for door prizes (Look for the green balloon!)
– $50 Gift Certificate to O’Neil’s Restaurant in Spicer
– Two Celtic Prize Baskets for Student Tartan Design submissions (PreK-2 and Grades 3 and up. See www.willmarorchestra.com
for contest details.)

3:00 “Celtic Carnival” Concert in Auditorium:
· “Irish Rhapsody” by Victor Herbert
· “The Lord of the Dance” by Roman Hardiman
· “Donegal to Down” by Thomas Quigley
· “Daratmoor, 1912” by John Williams
· Guest Artists Lehto and Wright from Minneapolis performing Celtic Folk Music
· Door prize drawings (must be present to win)
· Art Gallery Activities available again during 15 minute intermission

In Person Concert Tickets
Students are free, but require a ticket for entry. Tickets are.available at the door with cash, check, or credit.
Adult Tickets $15
18 and Under are Free

JOIN the Willmar String Connection
String players 18 years and older: Are you interested in playing with an ensemble but aren’t sure the symphony is the right fit for you? Have you taken a long break from your instrument, or are you just learning to play? We have a continuing opportunity for you! If you are interested in playing with the Willmar String Connection, please contact Darlene Schroeder at (320) 599-4700. Take that instrument out of the closet, dust it off, and come play with this informal, fun group!