Decatur’s historic Princess Theatre presents the annual VIOLINS! VIOLINS! VIOLINS! on Monday, May 12, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. The annual concert celebrates excellence in arts education and features performances by students in the string programs of the Decatur City Schools and the Symphony School of the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra and the Decatur Youth Symphony, directed by Jacob Frank. The concert is made possible by a grant from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
The event is an annual tradition at the Princess Theatre as part of its partnership in arts education with the Decatur City Schools. Dr. Ed Nichols, Superintendent of Decatur City Schools, will welcome the young performers and the audience. Julie Noles, Director of Education for The Symphony School in Huntsville, is programming the concert with young musicians from the third grade violin program, featuring demonstrations from students at Eastwood and West Decatur Elementary Schools. There will also be a violin, dulcimer and guitar demonstration by students of Music Specialist Kay Grubbs from Woodmeade Elementary School and a performance by the Decatur Youth Symphony’s Apollo Strings and Solaris Strings. The concert is presented by the Princess Theatre as part of its partnership in arts education with the Decatur City Schools.
The one hour concert is free and the public is invited. A reception honoring the young musicians follows the concert in the lobby.
For more information, call 256.340-1778 or visit: www.princesstheatre.org