The Florida Intergenerational Orchestra Begins its 15th Anniversary

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Come to an Open Rehearsal : The Florida Intergenerational Orchestra, the orchestra for everyone, begins its 15th Anniversary with an Open Rehearsal and FREE Youth Scholarships

Boca Raton, Florida –Join us for the 15th Anniversary Celebration Season of the Florida Intergenerational Orchestra under the direction of founder/conductor, Lorraine Marks-Field.  We are hoping that this season will be the best yet for the orchestra as over the years we have improved our performances, developed our audiences, and have attracted more and more dedicated players.  We will continue to offer scholarships to those who need them, youth scholarships, and a mentorship program.

Always looking for new faces, the orchestra beginning its 15th Anniversary Season is holding OPEN REHEARSALS for all musicians on Thursday, November 14th at 7:00 p.m. Just bring your instruments and your love of music. The Youth Scholarship auditions commences at 7:00 p.m.Please contact strings4all@aol.com or call 908 391-3329 to attend.

 

The Florida Intergenerational Orchestra of America is designed for intermediate and advanced/professional level players in the area, who wish to share and develop their artistic talents while enjoying musicmaking in a friendly orchestral setting. The repertoire is carefully chosen to accommodate the ensemble’s need for music with a wide range of styles and difficulty. Membership is open to everyone from youth, to adults and senior citizens from South Florida and throughout the USA, Canada, etc. “Every year brings a new level of excitement to the orchestra,” said Lorraine Marks-Field, founder and conductor of the orchestra. I can’t wait to have all our musicians back again and to see some new faces. Our youth scholarship program is designed to attract young players, ages 8 to 18 who love music and their instruments, and who want to be part of a symphony orchestra that blends the generations.” 

Participation in this orchestra for High School students can count toward Community Service credits at school. If you are considering this please contact your school in advance for approval. Free Scholarships to the FLIOA are given to all eligible students.

 

The non-profit orchestra, featuring musicians ranging in age from 10 to 100, was honored by the State of Florida, Department of Elder Affair with the ” Legacy Award “ for its intergenerational concept. 

 

If you would like more information about the orchestra, or to schedule an interview with Lorraine Marks-Field, our conductor, please e-mail strings4all@aol.com. Check out our website at www.flioa.org. or call 908 391-3329.