The Johnstown Symphony OrchestraCommunity Strings will present a fall Casual Concert onNovember 13, 2020 at 6:00 pm on the lower level ofthe Galleria Mall.The orchestra under the direction of Mrs. Beth Pile has been rehearsing at the mall for 7 weeks and will be ready to play for family and friends on Friday. All are welcome, and observance of social-distancing guidelines is required. Since chairs will not be provided, attendees are invited to stand on the second level above to listen, bring their own portable chair, or simply enjoythe music while strolling through the mall.
The performance will be filmed and shared with area personal care facilities.The concert will include a few light classical selections by Bach and Vivaldi along with medleys of Disney Classics and musicby Santana. Joe Svonavec will be featured on the mandolin, performing the first movement of the Vivaldi Mandolin Concerto. According to Ms. Pile,“Many in our audiences have remarked over the years at the variety of music the group plays. I try to choose music that appeals to everyoneand challenges the players, while at the same time allows everyone to have fun!”