61st Season Opening Concert


Sunday, September 23, 2018

McNeese Tritico Theatre | 3 p.m.

William Rose, Guest Conductor

Lina Morita, Piano

 

There’s no doubt that Southwest Louisiana is brimming with talented musicians. This concert will feature several McNeese alumni, staff and current students.

 

Program:

Alice in Wonderland Suite by William Rose:

  • Overture
  • Mock Turtle and Griffin (Pas de deux)
  • Entr’acte to Act II

Chopin Piano Concerto #2 

  • Soloist, Lina Morita

Appalachian Spring (1972, Copland)

A Night in Vienna

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Historic Calcasieu Marine National Bank | 7:30 p.m.

Dr. Bret Smithey, Guest Conductor

 

Featuring the waltzes of Johann Strauss as well as works by Mozart, Beethoven and Brahms. Program includes a catered dinner and dancing.  

Famous Opera Choruses and Overtures

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Lake Charles Boston Academy | 7:30 p.m.

Dr. Bret Smithey, Guest Conductor

 

Featuring the Lake Charles Community Chorus and works by Wagner, Verdi, Rossini and Bizet.