Symphony in the Schools & Storybook Strings

 

Symphony in the Schools

 

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Zero Mountain Educational Series

 

 

The Symphony in the Schools program presents the Fort Smith Symphony String Quartet to fifth graders in the classrooms at more than 50 public and private schools across the greater Fort Smith Region.

The program provides an up-close and personal experience with string instruments, music of the great composers and learning firsthand about the basic elements of music.

Fort Smith Symphony String Quartet: Elizabeth Lyon-Ballay and
Lori Fay, violins; Kathy Murray, viola; Barbara Godette, cello

 

Storybook Strings

 

Music at its core is always telling a story. “Storybook Strings” focuses on this aspect of music with musical interpretations of well-known children’s literature.

Actor/narrator Jim Loyd reads and interprets popular children’s books accompanied by live original music for string quartet composed by Fort Smith Symphony concertmaster Elizabeth Lyon-Ballay.

Storybook Strings: Elizabeth Lyon-Ballay, violinand Lori Fay,  Artistic Director and violins; Lori Fay, violin; Kathy Murray, viola; Brandon Patterson, bass;
Jim Loyd, actor/narrator


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