Orchestra to celebrate memory of founder at June 7 concert

The Bristol String Orchestra will be performing their Annual Spring Concert at the ProspectUnitedMethodistChurch on Saturday, June 7, at 3 p.m. The show is being dedicted to the memory of its founder, mentor, and friend Louise Van Gorder, who passed away earlier this year.

The orchestra will celebrate Van Gorder’s spirit and dedication. Audiences will be asked to sing along  with the orchestra for tunes such as  “America The Beautiful,” “You Are My Sunshine,” and “Red River Valley,” followed by Van Gorder’s hand chosen songs including “Swan Lake,” “Les Quebecois,” “Dance Diabolique” and more.

The Bristol String Orchestra is a collection of motivated musicians ranging in age from 7 to senior. This is the 13th season of bringing music to the community and providing a positive learning environment for beginners and experienced musicians alike.

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