Saturday, November 14, 2009

Violinist Quinton Morris Performs Barber Concerto with Tacoma Youth Symphony Nov. 15

[Quinton Morris]

For Immediate Release November 13, 2009 Jeffrey James Arts Consulting Violinist Quinton I. Morris will be in concert with conductor Paul-Elliott Cobbs and the Tacoma Youth Symphony on Sunday, November 15 – 3 PM at the Rialto Theater, 901 Broadway in Tacoma, Washington. Mr. Morris will perform Samuel Barber’s Violin Concerto, Op. 14 Other works on the program are Elgar’s Introduction and Allegro, Op. 47 and Sibelius’ Symphony No 2 in D Major, Op 43. Tickets for the November 15 concert are $5 if purchased in advance or $6 day of show at the door. For tickets or more information, call 253-627-2792 or visit

Since its creation in 1963, the Tacoma Youth Symphony has grown to an internationally recognized youth orchestra organization comprised of over 500 students from all over Western Washington. The members of the TYSA range in age from 7 to 21 and represent over 100 schools in 20 communities. One of the largest youth orchestras in the United States, the TYSA is made up of seven orchestras, summer music camps and harp, viola and bass training programs. These programs reach more than 8,500 school children through season series concerts, ensemble performances, school tour performances, chamber concerts, youth concerts and the String Orchestra Festival. Visit them at

Quinton I. Morris enjoys a multifaceted career as a concert violinist, chamber musician, teacher, director and founder of The Young Eight String Octet. He is Assistant Professor of Music, Fine Arts and Global African Studies at Seattle University. More about him at

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