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Second Concert of the 14th Season

Annual Youth Concert

Sunday, February 22nd, 1953
Central High School Auditorium
Samuel L. Flueckiger, Conductor
Vernon H. Stinebaugh, Associate Conductor

  A Mighty Fortress is our God arr. Lucien Cailliet  

A tribute to the deeply spiritual qualities of our first president.

  Overture to Le Cheval de Bronze ("The Bronze Horse") Daniel Auber  

The charm and gaiety of the French style is prominent here.

  Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67 Ludwig van Beethoven  

I. Allegro con brio


Generally known as the Fate Symphony, the rhythm of the principal motif became associated during the last war with "V for Victory" because of the similarity of the three dots and dash of the Morse Code.

  The Blacksmiths Edmund Severn  
  Youthful Violin Ensemble
Vernon H. Stinebaugh, director

These young people are studying violin at the College with Mr. Stinebaugh. They range from the fourth through the tenth grade in the nearby schools. They are: Anita Bollinger, Chester; Martha Bird, Wabash; Margaret Ann Gable, Geraldine Harris, Central; Donald Hardman, Urbana; Laverne McFarland, Thomas Marshall, John Barr, Central; Gail Dunbar, Warsaw; Jean Trestrail, North Webster; Judy Kreimes, Warsaw; Judy Gottmann, Beverly Shull, Sandy Sayers, Thomas Marshall; Hoyt Mohr, Wabash. Piano, Cynthia Findley, Central.

  Ah! Sweet Mystery of Life Victor Herbert  
  "One Kiss" from The New Moon Sigmund Romberg  
  Shirley Wygant, soprano
Mrs. Rosada Stewart, accompanist
  Three Kings Walter M. Smith  
  Chester Cornet Trio
Tom Coon, Wendell Meyer, Mike Leckrone
Harold Leckrone, accompanist

Miss Wygant from Bippus and the Chester Cornet Trio were the winners of the annual Kiwanis Talent Contest held in November. The Civic Symphony Society is happy to recognize the achievement of these young people and to salute the local Kiwanis Club for the interest in music which the Talent Contest has developed in this area.

  The Clock, Tone Poem Robert R. Conkling  
  Folk Fantasy, based on "Down in the Valley" and "Skip to My Lou" arr. Ernest E. Harris  
  Invitation, Theme from the Moving Picture Bronislaw Kaper
(arr. Isaac)
  Malagueña Ernesto Lecuona
(arr. Jenkins)

Manchester Symphony Orchestra Personnel

Vernon Stinebaugh, Concertmaster
Virginia Coats
Ronald Walton +
Margaret Brooks +
Rosemary Manifold
Dorothy Baer
Louis Durflinger
Sue Weaver +
Phyllis Gibbel +
Jean Hamman +
Mary Weick +
Kathryn Bird
Martha Bird
Donald Hardman
Eileen Bolinger +

Lloyd Hoff *
Margie Culkosky +
Verna Trestrail

Priscilla Kester *+
Theresa Clingenpeel +
Albert Trestrail
Helen Wales +

Waneta Showalter *
Corlyle Drake

Doris Mock +

Lowell Coats * +
Nina Flueckiger
Doris Mock +

Shirley Detrick *+
Glenn Showalter +
Worth George *+
Lloyd Johnston +
Myra Mow
Rosemary Bolinger

Bass Clarinet
Myra Mow

Hugo Fox
Charlotte Shellhaas * +

Bernard Butt *+
Donald Huffman +
Robert Smith
Jean Noffsinger +

Tom Mow * +
Donna Dawald +
Jan Melvin

Gerald Miller *
George Steele +
Meredith Souers +

James Turner

Cynthia Findley.

Richard Paul +
Beverly Beeghley +
Ann Norman +
Ronald DeRhodes +

Cynthia Findley

* Denotes principal
+ Denotes MC student
The final concert of the Fourteenth Season will be given Friday, May 1st, at 8:00 P.M. in the College Auditorium. The soloist will be the internationally famous pianist, composer and conductor, Percy Grainger, who will play the Grieg Concerto for Piano and Orchestra. The Orchestra has been signally honored to present this concert as part of the dedication ceremonies for the Otho Winger Memorial Building and the annual May Day Festivities at Manchester College.