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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
DATE:  July 19, 2007       
CONTACT: Dr. Ronald Scott 361.825.3971; or Cassandra Hinojosa 361.825.2337
Young Musicians Participating in Islander Orchestra Camp to Present Concert in University’s Performing Arts Center

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WHO:             Middle and High School Students Participating in the First Islander Orchestra Camp
 
WHAT:           End-of-Camp Concert           
 
WHEN:           Friday, July 20, from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m.
                      
WHERE:         Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Performing Arts Center

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Students participating in the first Islander Orchestra Camp will showcase their musical talents during an end-of-camp concert Friday, July 20, from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. in the Performing Art Center at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.
           
The week-long camp for middle and high school string orchestra students included instrument-specific instruction, familiarization with chamber music and discussion of music theory concepts that will help the students become well-rounded musicians.
           
Throughout the week, students worked with A&M-Corpus Christi faculty and special guest artists. In addition, students were treated to a faculty recital by music faculty members, Jose Flores, Melissa Melendez, Tulio Rondon, Travis Connor, and orchestra conductor Ronald Scott.

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