Platypus Clarinet Orchestra

April 6 4:00 PM First United Methodist Church, 1376 Olive Street, Eugene 541-345-8764 Julia@eugenefumc.org Website
The PLATYPUS CLARINET ORCHESTRA performs an eclectic program of Classical, Klezmer and Mexican music including compositions of Grieg, Vivaldi, Gershwin and others. The free concert is on Sunday, April 6 at 4PM at First United Methodist Church, 1376 Olive Street, Eugene. Suggested donation $10. Food will be collected for Food for Lane County.

The Platypus is a marsupial with a duckbill and a beaver tail. The group's 22 players hail from Eugene (the Ducks) and Corvallis (the Beavers). Their instrument of choice is the clarinet, in all sizes, ranging from the tiny # flat soprano to the elongated contra-alto. With players from the Eugene Symphony, the Corvallis-OSU Symphony, and the Eugene Community Orchestra, the ensemble covers orchestra music as well as cheery tunes from everyday life.
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