The Mobile Symphony Orchestra is giving young string musicians a chance to keep playing their instruments through June and July while picking up some new things. The Summer Strings program will be taught by Daniela Pardo and Sarah Bossa on alternating Tuesdays, June 4 and 18 and July 9 and 23.
Classes are open to violins, viola, cello and string bass players with at least one year of experience. The Andante Group is for those entering fourth or fifth grade with one to two years of experience. It meets from 3-4:15 p.m.
The Allegro Group is for those entering fifth or sixth grade with two to three years of experience. It meets from 4:30-5:45 p.m.
All classes are at the Larkins Music Center (257 Dauphin St.).
Enrollment is $75 for four sessions.
For more information, reach Daniela Pardo at 251-432-2010 or at email@example.com.
CCT rolls dice on musical
Nathan Detroit runs a craps game one step ahead of the law and needs safe harbor. He sees high-roller Sky Masterson as an easy ticket to big dough and bets Masterson he can’t woo do-gooder Sarah Brown, a member of the local Save-A-Soul Mission.
The premise behind Frank Loesser’s “Guys and Dolls” has smitten audiences since its 1950 debut, and a 1955 silver-screen version starring Marlon Brando and Frank Sinatra only heightened its profile. Its memorable soundtrack gave Sinatra one of his signature hit tunes in “Luck Be A Lady.”
Chickasaw Civic Theatre (801 Iroquois St.) will stage its final weekend of this American classic May 31 – June 2. Friday and Saturday curtain is at 7:30 p.m. Sunday matinee is at 2 p.m.
Tickets are $18.75 for adults, $15.75 for students, military and seniors.
For more information, call 251-457-887 or go to cctshows.com.
Summer music camp applications accepted
The University of Mobile (UM) Summer Music Camp will be held July 15-19 for students in third through eighth grades. It is open to any child interested in playing, singing and acting.
Camp hours are 8:30 a.m.-noon, Monday through Thursday. Friday camp starts at 8:30 a.m. and runs all day with a finale showcase at 6 p.m.
Camp will be held on the university campus (5735 College Pkwy.) and led by local instructors as well as graduates and staff from the Alabama School of the Arts at UM.
Morning snacks will be provided. Students taking afternoon private lessons may bring a sack lunch from home or purchase one through the university.
Cost is $150 for one child and $75 for each additional child in the same family. Students may choose to add afternoon private lessons for an extra $100. It includes four, 30-minute lessons.
Applications are due by July 8. Apply online at umobile.edu/summercamp.
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