A Few Days and Nights in the Life

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The St. Louis Symphony gets around.

Shannon Wood @ Kranzberg Center for the Arts
Shannon Wood @ Kranzberg Center for the Arts

Monday night Principal Timpani Shannon Wood gave a solo preview of Kraft’s Timpani Concerto No. 2, “The Grand Encounter,” at the Kranzberg Center for the Arts as part of Symphony In The City.

Stravinsky's Mass @ Peace Lutheran Church
Stravinsky’s Mass @ Peace Lutheran Church

Last Sunday night members of the St. Louis Symphony Chorus, a wind ensemble from the St. Louis Symphony and Amy Kaiser performed Stravinsky’s Mass at Peace Lutheran Church as part of Symphony Where You Worship.

Claire "The Clown" Wedemeyer and Angie Smart @ the Goldfarb School of Nursing
Claire “The Clown” Wedemeyer and Angie Smart @ the Goldfarb School of Nursing

Last Thursday Claire “The Clown” Wedemeyer of Clowns on Call and Symphony First Violinist Angie Smart demonstrated how music mixed with comedy helps children heal at the Goldfarb School of Nursing, with students from Cote Brilliante Elementary looking on as part of a combined Symphony In Your College and SymphonyCares program.

Michael Gandlmayr and his first violin teacher, Darlene Lanser @ Kellison Elementary
Michael Gandlmayr and his first violin teacher, Darlene Lanser @ Kellison Elementary

Michael Gandlmayr of the Symphony Education Team visited Kellison Elementary today (Wednesday morning) to view classes preparing for the Link Up concerts on May 11. Michael is an alum of the Rockwood School District and ran into his first violin teacher, Darlene Lanser.