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Monroe Symphony Showcases The Clarinet

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The clarinet can be one of the softest and loudest pieces of an orchestra due to its wide dynamic range.

Who knew a clarinet could be glorious?

Saturday, February 11 at 7:00 p.m., the Monroe Symphony Orchestra will be holding its Glorious Clarinet concert in the Brown Auditorium on campus at the University of Louisiana Monroe.

The concert includes four works of music with German and Italian influences. Before the concert, at 6:15 p.m., the Conductor's Chat features a panel discussion featuring Conductor Clay Couturiaux, Soloist Scot Humes, and Monroe Symphony Chorus Director Deborah Chandler.

The Glorious Clarinet is be a collaboration of the Monroe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus.

"This concert was picked to help people see the talent that's right here in Monroe," shares Couturiaux. "This talent will be shown through all of the musicians, including ULM professor Scot Humes, the principal Clarinetist for the concert."

More information and tickets can be found here. Tickets can also be purchased at the door.