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Sunday, May 6, 2018  3:00 PM     Valley Forge High School Auditorium, Parma Hts., Ohio

The Parma Symphony Orchestra will perform a concert on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 3:00 PM at Valley Forge High School Auditorium located at 9999 Independence Boulevard in Parma Heights.

Music Director Dr. Rand Laycock and Featuring Symphony No.1 by Sibelius, Concerto from the Mu Phi Competition Winner, and Memories (Recuerdos) for Guitar and String Orchestra by Chobanian

Tickets may  be purchased at the ticket booth a half hour before the concert on the day of the event.

The orchestra, in it’s 49th season consists of 75 members of all walks of life from all over the entire Greater Cleveland area.  They meet weekly for rehearsals and present at least four concerts annually.

General admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens.  Family passes of $20 are available for families of up to 2 adults and their children.  All tickets are available at the door beginning at 2:30 PM.

The Parma Symphony Orchestra is a self-supporting community orchestra in cooperation with the Parma City Schools.  More information can be found on Facebook, or this website www.parmasymphony.org or by calling Business Manager Joe Germana 440-882-2012.

Dr. Randolph P. Laycock is in his 42nd year as Music Director of the Parma Symphony Orchestra.  He is also the conductor of the Baldwin-Wallace College Junior and Senior Youth Orchestras.  He retired as the conductor of the Valley Forge High School Orchestra in 2014 and had been the Department Head for the Cluster Schools in the Parma City School District.  He is also adjunct professor of music history and theory at Cuyahoga Community College.   Dr. Laycock earned a Ph.D. in Music Education from Case-Western Reserve University, Master of Music Education from Bowling Green State University and completed a Bachelor of Music Education degree at Baldwin-Wallace College.  Dr. Laycock has been included in six editions of Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers and is listed in the 53th edition of Who’s Who in America.  He has been an active consultant for the Ohio Department of Education as a Praxis III assessor.