The following is an excerpt from an article on the WSU Symphony Orchestra that appeared in the Sept. 19 issue of The Sunflower.

The WSU Symphony Orchestra performed in concert with rock band Kansas Sept. 18 at Hartman Arena.
Photo: Courtesy photo
WSU Symphony Orchestra kicks off the year with Kansas
Sep 22, 2010 4:51 PM | Print

Classic rock met classical symphonic strings for a memorable combination of sound Saturday night at the Hartman Arena. The Wichita State Symphony Orchestra teamed up with classic rock band Kansas for a crowd-pleasing performance for the fourth concert of the 2010 Collegiate Symphony Tour.

"Feeling the energy of the crowd once we started playing was just unbelievable," said Ben Balleau, junior string bass player. "I have never heard anyone cheer that loud for us before. It was a pretty cool feeling."

Read full story.

This story has been tagged Faculty/Staff, Events, Music, Community. See all RSS feeds here
Report shows Wichita State grads doing well
WSU students help the homeless
WSU students work on campus construction projects
WSU School of Nursing offers RN-BSN program
Historic bookcase returns to Wichita State
WSU professors seek input on study
Elliott School honors outstanding alums
WSU's Sigma Xi wins Chapter Award
Linwood Sexton Scholarship award winner
Wichita State physical education educator honored
New partner for WSU's tech cluster
KSBDC and PTAC offer free seminar
Russell named director for new center
WSU Nerd Union hosts LARP event
More K-12 schools teach engineering
Psychology professor, Children's Champion
Kansas Senate, House OK $2M for innovation campus
Virgin America still No. 1 airline
'Forty Years/Forty Stories' at WSU museum
February/March 2014 Academe at Wichita State
See a virtual walk-through of Shocker Hall
Wichita high schoolers win WSU Jabara Scholarships
© 1995-2014 Wichita State University. All rights reserved.
Valid HTML 401