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The orchestra will perform a work by trailblazing American composer, Mother and Child by William Grant Still, the chamber orchestra version of Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 8 and other pieces by Mahler and Tchaikovsky.

Patrons should plan on arriving 45 minutes early to experience Artful Moments: Creative Highlights from the School of Visual Arts and Design. Features including curated clips, interviews, photos, exhibitions, events and more will premiere before each live performance.


Mother and Child
William Grant Still

Vincent Conrod, graduate student conductor

Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a
Dmitri Shostakovich

I. Largo
II. Allegro molto
III. Allegretto
IV. Largo
     V. Largo


Symphony No. 5
Gustav Mahler

IV. Adagietto

Serenade for String Orchestra, Op. 48
Pyotr Tchaikovsky

I. Pezzo in forma di Sonatina
II. Walzer
III. Élégie
IV. Finale (Tema Russo)


UCF Symphony Orchestra

Alexander Heidt, Leader
Juan Angulo, Sub-Leader
Anna Ariani, Principal
Veronica Almanza
Zachary Bergeman
Radjeanny Bouzi
Yazmin Jimenez
Megan Johnson
Annalyn McKee@
Chung Park#
Alexia Rios
Kelsey Robinson
Samantha Ryan
Pilyn Sakthanaset
Maria José Sanchez Guerrero@
Devin Stanley
Ayden Traynor
Christopher Wojahn&

Brett Chinander, Co-Principal
Jose Fiorentino, Co-Principal
Isaac Borge
Margot Elder
Mariana Forero
Daniel Isenberg
Pam Leadbitter@
Michael Loyd
Lauren Ray

Aramis Ruiz-Ruiz, Co-Principal
Christopher Everett Cruz, Co-Principal
Chavellee Almonte
Carlyn Byrd
Juan Ceballos
Jomar Cruz
Leigha Daniels
Cody Davis
Emily Elmore
Dennis Fleitz
Cristina Garcia
Melvin Guzman
Annalise Lang
Evan Robinet
Kiara Sheffield
Elizabeth Snow
Andrew Stewart

Meliari Sepulveda, Principal
Marquis Hilaire
Hannah Mann@

Sasha O’Kane, Principal

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