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Young String Players Join Forces for Free Saturday Concert in Cedar City

Jack Ashton’s Young Artist Chamber Players join forces with the Suzuki Strings of  Cedar City for a free public concert on Saturday, April 11, at 4 p.m. at St. Jude’s Episcopal Church, 70 N. 200 West, Cedar City.
Combined pieces include the Violin Concert in A minor, 3rd mvt, by Vivaldi and the Viola Concerto in G minor, 4th mvt, by Telemann. Suzuki Strings will also perform a dance called Musette by Bach and May Song to celebrate spring.
The Young Artist Chamber Players (YACP) was founded by Jack Ashton, a member of the Utah Symphony, in 1985.  He wanted to give young, talented string players along the Wasatch Front a chance to participate in a quality chamber orchestra.  In 1988 the orchestra was incorporated and a Board of Directors appointed.  YACP is renowned for its superior youth performances with accomplished musicians from, Davis, Salt Lake, Weber, and Utah counties. YACP represents 18 different schools.
Through the years, YACP has enjoyed many wonderful playing opportunitie…