Another weekend of music and arts

International Music Camp ends session six

This weekend will mark the end of the International Music Camp’s sixth session, in the International Peace Garden north of Dunseith. The session offered 10 programs from Orchestra, Band and Fiddle to Mallet Percussion and World Percussion to Cartooning, Painting and Sculpture to University Prep C and Professional Development.

Now this weekend they will be offering the Night Festival of the Arts performances, performances by the groups of different programs and an art exhibit.

Starting off the events tonight will be the National Youth Wind Orchestra of Luxembourg at 8 p.m. in the Burdick Center.

The National Youth Wind Orchestra Luxembourg (NYWOL) is an organization of the Music School of the National Music Federation of Luxembourg “Union Grand-Duc Adolphe” (UGDA), which meets every year for a working session and concert tour in a different country.

This ensemble is composed of young musicians, ages 14-20, coming from various conservatories, music schools, and music associations of Luxembourg; it includes prize winners from the Luxembourg Competition for Young Soloists.

Then on Saturday, starting at 10 a.m., the art exhibit will open for guests to see in the Alme International Arts Centre. The exhibit will be open until noon.

At 11 a.m., the Mallet Percussion Recital will take place at the Percussive Arts Center followed by the World Percussion Concert in the Burdick Center at noon. Band concerts will follow shortly after in the same building.

The Fiddle Exhibition will begin at 1 p.m. and the Orchestra Concert will complete the day’s session related events starting at 1:30 p.m., both in the Masonic Auditorium.

Then at 8 p.m., the National Youth Wind Orchestra of Luxembourg will give another performance in the Burdick Center.

For more information on events and on the International Music Camp, visit internationalmusiccamp.com.

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