Alyssa Kordecki of Rogers composes music for Dana celebration

Dana School of Music students who composed the Sesquicentennial Suite celebrating the school’s 150th anniversary are, front row, Taylor Natoli, Alyssa Kordecki (of Rogers); back row, Brandon Hackimer, Brendan McEvoy, Max Franko and Juan Rodriguez. (Submitted photo)

YOUNGSTOWN–The world premiere of an orchestral piece composed entirely by Youngstown State University students, including Alyssa Kordecki, a Music Composition major from Rogers, will be featured at a Gala Concert April 24 in celebration of the Dana School of Music’s 150th anniversary.

The piece written for the 150th celebration, titled “Sesquicentennial Suite,” will be performed by the Dana Symphony Orchestra.

The concert, filled with performances from a wide-range of Dana ensembles, is at 7:30 p.m. in Stambaugh Auditorium on Fifth Avenue in Youngstown. Tickets are $11 for adults; $6 for senior citizens and students; and free for anyone with a valid YSU ID. Tickets are available at www.stambaughauditorium.com, by calling 330-259-0555 or at the door.

Parking for the concert is available in lots adjacent to Stambaugh Auditorium.

For information call 330-941-2307.

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