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Nashville Ballet and Nashville Symphony to perform

April 1, 2003

The Nashville Ballet will perform at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 5 and 2 p.m., Sunday, April 6 in the concert theatre of the music/mass communication building. Conducted by Emelyne Bingham, assistant conductor and bassist, the Nashville Symphony will provide musical accompaniment.

The performance will include the full-length classical story ballet of Giselle. Choreographers Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot bring this story of romance, mystery and tragedy to life with captivating movement and music.
April 1, 2003

The Nashville Ballet will perform at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 5 and 2 p.m., Sunday, April 6 in the concert theatre of the music/mass communication building. Conducted by Emelyne Bingham, assistant conductor and bassist, the Nashville Symphony will provide musical accompaniment.

The performance will include the full-length classical story ballet of “Giselle.” Choreographers Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot bring this story of romance, mystery and tragedy to life with captivating movement and music.

Saturday evening guests are encouraged to arrive early to enjoy the Candlelight and Strings Reception, with refreshments from 66:45 p.m., while Sunday matinee ticket holders will be treated to a post-concert Munchies and Punch Reception.

The Music Ticket Office will be open for ticket purchases from 3-6 p.m., Monday-Friday, March 24-April 5 and 9:30-3 p.m., Saturday, April 5, and one hour before each concert.

Admission for the Saturday evening performance is $15 for adults, $10 for senior citizens and students and $8 for military personnel. Tickets for the Sunday matinee are $12 for adults and $8 for students, senior citizens and military.

For reservations, telephone the Ticket Office at 7001. No tickets will be refunded.

On Saturday morning, April 5, master ballet classes for dance students seven years of age and older will be held in the opera/dance rehearsal hall of the music/mass communication building, Room 130.

Three sessions are available: Session I will run from 1:303 p.m. for ages 13 and older
with five years of previous study; Session II will run from 11:30 a.m.1 p.m. for ages 1012, with three years of previous study; and Session III will run from 9:3011 a.m. for ages 79 and older with one year previous study.

All sessions are $16 per person. The deadline for registration is April 2. For more information or to make reservations, telephone 7876.

All activities are presented by the Mid-Cumberland Arts League, the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, the City of Clarksville, “The Leaf-Chronicle,” Target and Wendy's, with partial funding through grants from the Tennessee Arts Commission.

Corporate sponsors include Beach Oil Company, Jack B. Turner & Associates Inc., Old National Bank, Bibb, Lott & Fryer, Riverview Inn, Charter Communications, Jostens, BellSouth and Bridgestone Metalpha U.S.A. Inc.

The Nashville Symphony is Tennessee's largest performing arts organization and is regarded as the “cornerstone of the performing arts” in Middle Tennessee. Under the artistic direction of Paul Vasterling, the Nashville Ballet presents its home seasons in theatres of the Tennessee Performing Arts Center, instructs ballet at an affiliate grade school and collaborates with other performing arts organizations to promote community cultural enrichment.

For further information, telephone the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts at 7818.