National Symphony Orchestra to hold workshop at Milligan College

From Staff Reports

   The National Symphony Orchestra of Washington, D.C., will hold a strings workshop for area student orchestras on Wednesday at 3 p.m. in Seeger Memorial Chapel at Milligan College.
   Over 100 local string students, teachers and parents will participate in the workshop led by Luis Haza, a violinist with the National Symphony Orchestra. The workshop will focus on developing orchestral string techniques and overall musicianship.
   Area student orchestra string sections participating in the workshop include Milligan College, Dobyns-Bennett High School, Science Hill High School, Johnson City Youth Orchestra and Symphony of the Mountains Youth Orchestra.
   "The workshop will give local student musicians an opportunity to learn from experts who have received international recognition," said Dr. Kellie Brown, professor of music at Milligan College and coordinator of the event.
   The National Symphony Orchestra will also present an evening concert at Freedom Hall in Johnson City. For more information, please contact the Milligan College Music Office at (423) 461-8723.