Barnes & Noble Hosts ‘Sunday With the Symphony’

By  //  August 19, 2014

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Brian Slawson, BSO principal timpanist, during the “Sunday with the Symphony” fundraiser at the West Melbourne Barnes & Noble bookstore. (Nancy Lundell image)

Barnes & Noble ‘Sunday With the Symphony’ Fundraiser To Continue Through August 24

BREVARD COUNTY • WEST MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – For the seventh year in a row, Barnes & Noble hosted an in-store performance of a Brevard Symphony Orchestra ensemble as part of its annual symphony fundraiser.

Symphony-Sunday-580-2“Sunday with the Symphony” at the West Melbourne store, on August, 17, gave attendees a taste of what the symphony has to offer for its upcoming concert season.

As part of the event, Barnes & Noble donated 15 percent of sales that were made that afternoon from all customers who presented symphony vouchers, which were distributed before and during the performance at the store.

The fundraiser continues through Saturday, August 24, online at www.bn.com/bookfairs and at the West Melbourne store.

Simply provide voucher number 11405628 at checkout for the donation to be credited to the symphony. In-store cafe items count too.

CLICK HERE to print a voucher.

Christopher Confessore

Christopher Confessore

The BSO performs at the King Center under the direction of Musical Director and Principal Conductor Christopher Confessore.

This year’s season comprises nine performances – six evening concerts and three matinees.

A free family concert is also scheduled on Sunday, September 21 at 12 noon. The featured work at this free event is Sergei Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf, which will be narrated by a cast of local actors.

BELOW PHOTO GALLERY BY NANCY LUNDELL

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Kristin Cornejo, a local violinist and teacher who has played with the symphony tries out a violin from the “instrument petting zoo” during the “Sunday with the Symphony” fundraiser at the West Melbourne Barnes and Noble bookstore. (Nancy Lundell image)

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An appreciative crowd gathered to listen to talented musicians during the “Sunday with the Symphony” fundraiser at the West Melbourne Barnes and Noble bookstore. (Nancy Lundell image)

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The West Melbourne Barnes and Noble bookstore hosted the “Sunday with the Symphony” fundraiser. (Nancy Lundell image)

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An appreciative crowd gathered to listen to talented musicians during the “Sunday with the Symphony” fundraiser at the West Melbourne Barnes and Noble bookstore. (Nancy Lundell image)

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LEFT TO RIGHT: Donald Wink, Carol Lewis and Peggy Poole enjoy the “Sunday with the Symphony” fundraiser at the West Melbourne Barnes and Noble bookstore. (Nancy Lundell image)

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LEFT TO RIGHT: Lesmarie Velez and Bliss Carter distributing vouchers during the “Sunday with the Symphony” fundraiser at the West Melbourne Barnes and Noble bookstore. (Nancy Lundell image)

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An appreciative crowd gathered to listen to talented musicians during the “Sunday with the Symphony” fundraiser at the West Melbourne Barnes and Noble bookstore. (Nancy Lundell image)

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An appreciative crowd gathered to listen to talented musicians during the “Sunday with the Symphony” fundraiser at the West Melbourne Barnes and Noble bookstore. (Nancy Lundell image)

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Mari Cornejo and brother Lucas enjoying a tambourine during the “Sunday with the Symphony” fundraiser at the West Melbourne Barnes and Noble bookstore. (Nancy Lundell image)


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