ASO Quartets perform at Ozark Folk Center for local schools May 12 – 13

 The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra’s Rockefeller Quartet and Quapaw Quartet will perform on the main stage of the Ozark Folk Center on Thursday, May 12 and Friday, May 13 for area Arkansas schools. This event is free and is the third annual residency for the quartets at the Ozark Folk Center. In addition, the quartets will perform on stage with the Folk Center musicians at 7 p.m. on Thursday. 
The residency is a part of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra’s Education Programs and is sponsored in part by Bank of America. The quartets will perform different programs targeted especially for elementary, middle and high school students. Seating is still available for schools. Call Barbara Burroughs at (501) 666-1761 ext. 116 or email at [email protected] for reservations.

As the foremost arts organization in the state, the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra understands that it is our responsibility to help shape the future of our children. An essential component in the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra’s mission is to encourage music education and strengthen ties with the communities of Arkansas.

Thursday, May 12, 2011

11:15 a.m.-12 p.m. Birds and Storms

1:15 p.m.-2 p.m. Storytelling with Music

6:30 p.m. Dessert Reception in the Committee of 100 Room – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

7 p.m.    “Fiddlin” with the Classics”

Featuring members of the ASO Quartets and musicians of the Ozark Folk Center

After the concert:  Jam on the Square
Friday, May 13, 2011

10:15 a.m.- 11 a.m. Meet Dr. Science

11:15 a.m.- 12 p.m. Meet the String Family