DUE TO HEAVY SNOWS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...WIDESPREAD 6 TO 12 INCH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS HAVE HAULTED AREA TRAVEL. ISOLATED 15 INCH AMOUNTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED. DRIFTS UP TO A FOOT AND A HALF HAVE ALSO BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM SITUATION AND TRAVEL SHOULD BE AVOIDED IF AT ALL POSSIBLE. (National Weather Service)

Owensboro Symphony logo 201OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/2/14) —Like symphony music? Ever wonder why musicians wear black?

Join the Owensboro Symphony Academy and musician Kirsten Ahnell for its new educational and community program exploring all things symphony.

This one-hour program is the perfect way to learn more about classical music and the best ways to enjoy it - from conversations with the musicians to how they practice to why they wear black and many more topics.

The program will also feature music by Brahms, Beethoven and other composers with refreshments served afterwards by the Owensboro Symphony Alliance.

Featured musicians include: Paula Humphreys, flute, Tracy Day, oboe, Kirsten Ahnell, clarinet, Schuyler Slack, cello and Garnet Ungar, piano.

The event is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. Thursday, May 8 at the Owensboro Symphony Academy.

Tickets are available at the door: Adults - $10, children under 12 - $5.

For additional information, please call Karen Porter, Executive Director, Owensboro Symphony Orchestra at (270) 684-0661.

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