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Alliance Symphony Orchestra Hosts Spring Concert

March 27, 2018

ALLIANCE, Ohio – The Alliance Symphony Orchestra will perform its spring concert on Sunday, April 15 at 3 p.m. in the Brush Performance Hall of the Giese Center for the Performing Arts, located on Mount Union’s campus. 

Mount Union held its Solo con tutti competition for current students to audition to perform in the concert. Three students were selected from those auditions, all of whom will be performing works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. 

Senior music education major Elizabeth Galloway-Purcell, soprano, will perform the aria “Deh vieni non tardar” from The Marriage of Figaro. Senior music performance major Benjamin Hayes, tenor, will sing “Dalla sua pace” from the opera Don Giovanni. Freshman mechanical engineering and music major Samuel Atkinson, pianist, will perform as a soloist in the slow movement from Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23. 

Under the direction of Eric Benjamin, music lecturer at Mount Union, the concert will conclude with three movements from English composer Gustav Holst’s The Planets.

Tickets are required for the concert, but student tickets are free with ID. Tickets can be ordered online at or through the Mount Union Box Office, which can be reached at (330) 821-2565. Box Office hours are from 2 - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday in the Giese Center lobby.