Symphony in the Valley

Carbondale Arts

Express Yourself visits with Symphony in the Valley before its upcoming "Swing" show and more.

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Express Yourself checks in with Amanda Watkins and Symphony in the Valley about upcoming world premieres. Host Amy Kimberly talks with Lara Whitley of CORE about Imagine Climate 2021. And hear Part One of DJ Mamabird's interview with Denver Drag Queen Mirage.

Symphony in the Valley provides a community orchestra experience in the Roaring Fork and Grand Valleys, and has for nearly 20 years. SITV offers 2 performances next week in New Castle to celebrate Beethoven's 250th birthday. KDNK's Luke Nestler speaks with Kelly Thompson, the conductor of the concerts, Mandy Gessler, piano soloist at those shows, and Amanda Watkins, the symphony's manager.

Symphony in the Valley

Symphony in the Valley is an orchestra comprised of volunteer musicians from Garfield, Eagle, Pitkin, Rio Blanco and Mesa counties. Manager Amanda Watkins, President Ruth Mollman and artist Ariel Sokol stopped by Express Yourself to preview their upcoming Great Gatsby Benefit Gala at the Hotel Colorado on February 28 and 29.

Symphony in the Valley

Symphony in the Valley performs The Nutracker with some added zest on December 6 at New Hope Church in New Castle at 7pm, then on December 7 at the Ute Theater in Rifle at 7pm, and again at the Ute Theater on December 8 at 2pm. Music Director Kelly Thompson, Manager Amanda Watkins, and President Ruth Mollman joined Raleigh Burleigh on Express Yourself to preview the event which includes an original arrangement by a local 8th grader.