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January 24, 2013

New HSS season comprised of 'Maestro's Favorites'

The Hendricks Symphonic Society has been termed "the best kept secret in Hendricks County." It's time to spill the beans.

Now in its sixth season, for the cost of a movie and a small Coke, you can enjoy two and a half hours of live classical music, complete with an intermission offering free beverages and cookies.

Benjamin Del Vecchio continues to direct both the orchestra and choir. As a community symphony, he has always taken all voices - maturing, aging, pleasant, and fantastic - to coax the best from both amateur and professional musicians. And if you've ever been to one of their concerts, you have heard him take the time to instruct the listeners regarding the history or the ambiance of each selection.

The 2012-13 season has been dubbed "Maestro's Favorites." Consisting of six concerts, two of which are chamber concerts free to the public, the symphony has so far featured works by numerous composers from Handel to Wagner, Haydn to Berlioz. The next full concert coming up in February is titled "Music's Bad Boys" (getting into trouble, musically). Included in those bad boys are Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov and Boito's Mefistofele.

Concerts are performed at Avon Middle School South. Tickets are $15 at the door and $12 in advance, with discounts for students and senior citizens. Advance tickets may be purchased at Wooden Key Hallmarks in Avon, Brownsburg, Chapel Hill, Mooresville, and Plainfield, as well as at the Danville and Brownsburg public libraries.

Currently HSS would like to increase the size of its choir, and is always on the lookout for excellent instrumentalists. Anyone who would like to audition for either choir or orchestra is invited to contact Del Vecchio by calling 272-0452 or by e-mailing to bdelvecchio@indy.rr.com.

For more information on the Hendricks Symphonic Society, visit the website at www.hendrickssymphonic.org.

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