Huntsville Symphony String Quartet Performs at Marshall

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Huntsville Symphony String Quartet Performs at Marshall

By Jessica Barnett 

NASA Marshall Space Flight Center team members were treated to a special 30-minute performance by musicians from the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra inside Activities Building 4316 on Sept. 21.

The string quartet included two violinists, a violist, and a cellist performing several recognizable classical compositions, including Gershwin’s “Summertime” and Mouret’s “Rondeau.”

A string quartet of musicians from the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra performs in Marshalls Activities Building 4316 on Sept. 21. The musicians are, from left, Jennifer Whittle, Joe Lester, Charles Hogue, and Ariana Arcu.
A string quartet of musicians from the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra performs in Marshall’s Activities Building 4316 on Sept. 21. The musicians are, from left, Jennifer Whittle, Joe Lester, Charles Hogue, and Ariana Arcu. 
Credits: NASA/Christopher Blair

The performance was part of “Symphony in the City,” an educational and outreach campaign providing free live performances throughout North Alabama. The string quartet performed earlier that afternoon inside the Java Café for Redstone Arsenal personnel.

The Huntsville Symphony Orchestra originally began performing in 1955 and today serves as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization offering concerts, educational programs and more with leading musicians from around the world. 

Barnett, a Media Fusion employee, supports the Marshall Office of Communications.

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Sep 29, 2023

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