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

2013-14 Season

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2013 - 2014 Concert season
American Inspiration

~ Masterworks Series ~

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"A Rhapsodic Evening"
7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 2nd, 2013,
Memorial Auditorium
Guest Artists ~ Reena Berger Natenberg, piano

~1~ Rhapsodic...in Blue, that is.
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"Future Stars"
3:00 p.m., Nov. 24th, 2013,
Memorial Auditorium
Featuring the 2013 Concerto/Aria Winners

~2~ Mozart, Walton, Bartok, and more
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"Opera!"
7:30, Thursday, Feb. 14th, & 3:00 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 16th, 2014
Memorial Auditorium
One Act Wonders!

~3~ "Suor Angelica", and "Gianni Schicci"
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"Highs and Lows"
7:30 p.m., Thursday, Mar. 13, 2014,
Memorial Auditorium
Guest Artists ~ Marcos Machado, double bass
with Ney Fialkow, piano

~4~ A not to be missed performance!
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American Inspiration
4:00 p.m., Apr. 27th, 2014,
Memorial Auditorium
With world renowned composer and soloist, Mark O'Connor

~5~ Featuring the "Improvized Violin Concerto"
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~ Pops Series ~

'Haunt'cert on Pine Street!

Because every town has a Pine Street
Movie Music and Halloween Classics.
Sunday, Oct. 27th, 2013. Memorial Audi-terror-um!

Christmas Classics

A Special Holiday Performance
With the PSU Wind Ensemble
Home for the Holidays, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013.

Educational Concert

A Prokofiev classic for youngsters
Narrated by Dr. Brian Biermann, Asst. Superintendent, Pittsburg High School
Peter & the Wolf, Tuesday, Mar. 25, 2014.

Orchestra Personnel

  • Librarian/operations
    • Maria V. Goydy
    • Pedro Oviedo
    • Emilia Cardenas
    • Kolby Williams
  • Graduate Assistants
    • Alex Urbina
    • Ernesto Estigarribia

Principals listed first. Names are repeated if musicians perform in multiple sections.

~ Winds ~

  • Flute ~ Piccolo
    • Camdem Beavers
    • Ely Travis
    • Makayla King
  • Oboe
    • Claudia Buitrago
    • Camdem Beavers
  • English Horn
    • Camdem Beavers
  • Clarinet
    • Kaitlyn Cox
    • Kuan-Yin Chen
    • Joanne Britz
  • Bass Clarinet
    • James Ryals
  • Alto Sax
    • Alex Wiedemann
    • Jennifer Murphy
  • Tenor Sax
    • Connor Callahan
  • Bassoon
    • Megan Gabehart
    • Danica Gibson

~ Brass ~

  • French Horn
    • Noey De Leon
    • Natalie Carroll
    • Dustin Trenberth
    • Brett Hodge
    • Steve Lewis
  • Trumpet
    • Tom Lawlor
    • Justin Crossman
    • Wyatt Smith
    • Dalton Williams
  • Trombone
    • Chris Goddard
    • Ivan Vazquez
  • Bass Trombone
    • Cooper Neil
  • Tuba
    • A. J. Beau

~ Percussion ~

  • General
    • Taylor Rea
    • Katie Day
    • Landon Trotter
  • Timpani
    • Taylor Rea
    • Katie Day
    • Landon Trotter
  • Harp
    • DeMaris Rector
  • Banjo
    • Patty Nicholson

~ Strings ~

  • Violin I
    • Alex Urbina, concertmaster
    • Paul Carlson
    • Rebecca Cutler
    • Marilyn Layden
    • Anthony Nelson
    • Mindy Park
    • Linda Vollen
  • Violin II
    • Emilia Cárdenas, Principal Second
    • Bryan Amor
    • Noelle Amor
    • Zachary Benson
    • Rebecca Hill
    • Eitel Johannes Krohn
    • Rylie Miller
  • Viola
    • Ernesto Estigarribia
    • Lindsay Kirby
    • Patty Nicholson
    • Pedro Oviedo
    • Ye In Song
    • Gene Vollen
    • Kolby Williams
  • Cello
    • Maria Victoria Goydy
    • Martha Baxter
    • Irene Diaz
    • Megan McCoy
    • William Mitchell
    • Matt Moroney
    • Daniel Munguía
    • Trilla Ray-Carter
    • Paul Smith
  • Double Bass
    • Dan Bush
    • Davis Drake
    • Morgan Ebbs
    • Richard Samford
    • Zoraida M. Zavala

~ Guests ~

Board of the Friends of the Symphony:

The members of the board of the Friends of the Southeast Kansas Symphony Orchestra for the 2013-2014 season are:

  • Ahmad Enayati - President
  • Raúl Antonio Munguía - Artistic Director & Conductor
  • Susan Laushman - Treasurer
  • Richard Samford - Secretary/Webmaster
  • John Ross - Contemporary Music Editor
  • Jon Bartlow
  • Paul Carlson
  • Carol Cook
  • Russell Jones

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 12 and under 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, newly re-located to room 137 in the Weede Physical Education Building. 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 Raul Munguia at 620-235-4472 for further information.

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