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The Southeast Kansas Symphony Orchestra
Raul Munguia - Artistic Director & Conductor

2009-10 Season

Tchaikovsky, and Ney Rosauro Marimba Concerto

2009 - 2010 Concert season

Symphony at Sunset
Symphony at Sunset
6:00 p.m., Sep. 27th, 2009,
West 20th, Mined Wildlife Property
A Pops Fundraiser Event to Benefit the SEK Symphony

~1~ Our First "Biennial Pops Celebration". Join us for this outdoor event. [More ~ 1 ~ ]

The Music of Antonin Dvorak
The Music of Antonín Dvořák
3:00 p.m., Nov. 22nd, 2009
Memorial Auditorium
with guest soloist, Selim Giray, violin.

~2~ Featuring an overture, concerto, and his mighty Symphony No. 8. [More ~ 2 ~ ]

Mozart Mania!
"Mozart Mania!"
3:00 p.m., Feb. 22nd
McCray Recital Hall
With 2009 Concerto & Aria Competition winner, Ramiro Miranda, violin

~3~ This offer is for a limited time only, not sold in stores!! [More ~ 3 ~ ]

South American Focus
"So Romantic!"
3:00 p.m., Apr. 18th, 2010,
Tchaikovsky's 5th, and 2009 Concerto & Aria Competition winner, Salvador Prado, marimba

~4~ Performed at the Danny and Willa Ellis Family Fine Arts Center - 2108 South Horton - Fort Scott, KS [More ~ 4 ~ ]

Orchestra Personnel

Aysegul Giray, graduate assistant

Names are repeated if musicians perform in multiple sections.

~ Winds ~

  • Flute ~ Piccolo
    • Julie Penner
    • Gustavo Aquino Navarro
    • Tim McVey
  • Oboe
    • Russell Jones
  • Clarinet
    • Clayton Dunaway
    • James Ryals
    • Kyle George
  • Bassoon
    • Megan Gabehart

~ Brass ~

  • French Horn
    • Jean Klassen
    • Sarah Arnold
    • Ariele Foltz
  • Trumpet
    • Dalton Williams
    • Will Koehler
  • Trombone
    • Christine Lovell
    • Amanda Damewood
    • Josh Tidd
  • Tuba
    • A. J. Beu

~ Percussion ~

  • Timpani & General Percussion
    • Zach Trosper
    • Andy Slater
    • Kaitlin Crull
    • Kenny McDougle
    • Lauren Arthur

~ Strings ~

  • Violin I
    • Ramiro Miranda, Concertmaster
    • Ayscgul Giray
    • Miranda Grimmer
    • Linda Vollen
    • Marilyn Layden
    • Alexandria Wilbert
  • Violin II
    • Stephen Gedert
    • Erika Zelada
    • Kayla Bush
    • Hannah Heims
    • Adam Bentley
    • Kayla Paxson
  • Viola
    • Luiz Reyes
    • Gregory Campbell
    • Gloria Britez Scolari
    • Sydney Hague
    • Gene Vollen
    • Phil Easley
  • Cello
    • Irene Diaz Gill
    • Carson Felt
    • Jessica Bjorgaard
    • Jeremy Smith
    • Megan Dean
    • William Mitchell
    • Paul Smith
  • Double Bass
    • Richard Samford
    • Cameron Schmitz

Board of the Friends of the Symphony:

The members of the board of the Friends of the Southeast Kansas Symphony Orchestra for the 2009-2010 season are:

  • Judy Collins - President
  • Monica Kellogg - Treasurer
  • Richard Samford - Secretary/Webmaster
  • Stella Hastings - Artistic Director & Conductor
  • John Ross - Contemporary Music Editor
  • Craig Fuchs - Ex-Officio
  • Paul Carlson
  • Ellen Carter
  • David Hurley
  • Russell Jones

Symphony Babies:

The little musicians that call for "special arrangements":

  • Joaquin
  • Daniel
  • Marshall

How do I obtain tickets?

Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for senior citizens. PSU students are admitted free with their student ID. Children under 12 are admitted free when accompanied by an adult.

Supporters of the Southeast Kansas Symphony are entitled to two free tickets for each of our regular season concerts. More information is available on our Support page.

Tickets are available at the door one hour in advance of each concert, or are available through the PSU Ticket Office. To order by phone, call (620) 235-4796. Telephone orders must be paid by using a Visa card, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express card. Please visit the Ticket Office web site for more information.

All concerts are in the Memorial Auditorium, unless otherwise noted. Programs and venues are subject to change, so please check our individual concert pages for information on each performance, or feel free to contact the PSU Music department at 620-235-4466. You may also contact or Stella Hastings at 620-235-4469 for further information.

Driving Directions

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