Shropshire Benefit Concert with GMS Conservatory

Oct 26 | 7:00PM
Rose Wagner Theater

PEACE THROUGH MUSIC - A Night Benefiting Children of War

A Fundraiser for the Shropshire Music Foundation

Presented by Gifted Music School

Utah's prestigious Gifted Music School has assembled a night of incredible musical talent to benefit the work of the Shropshire Music Foundation. On October 26, 2019, Gifted Music School will present Opera Star Celena Shafer, renowned Violinist Aubree Oliverson, Pianist Kurt Bestor and Gifted Music School's famed 40-member Conservatory Orchestra at the Rose Wagner Theater in downtown Salt Lake City. The night will include a silent auction and a presentation by Liz Shropshire, the director of the Shropshire.

3:00 Call Time (students and stage volunteers)
3:15 Sound Check
3:30 Start Rehearsal (in order)
5:00 What a Wonderful World rehearsal
6:00 End Rehearsal
6:00-7:00 Dinner provided for performers
7:00 Concert

 

Program
“I Could Have Danced All Night” from My Fair Lady
performed by Celena Shafer, soprano and Dr. Koji Attwood, piano

“Glitter and Be Gay” from Candide
performed by Celena Shafer, soprano and Dr. Koji Attwood, piano

Beethoven Romance in F
performed by Aubree Oliverson, violin and the GMS General Orchestra (including flutes, hired winds and brass)

“Prayer of the Children”
performed by Kurt Bestor

Danse Espagnole by Manuel De Falla, transcribed by Fritz Kreisler
performed by Aubree Oliverson, violin and Dr. Koji Attwood, piano

A New Satiesfaction by Stephan Koncz
performed by GMS Orchestra II

What a Wonderful World by Bob Thiele and George Weiss, Arr. Mackie Moore
performed by Kurt Bestor, Celena Shafer, Aubree Oliverson, GMS General Orchestra, and GRIT program singers