Free children's concert set for Littleton

By Sonya Ellingboe

Posted 11/16/12

Littleton Symphony Orchestra, with Jurgen de Lemos as music director and conductor, presents “So You Want to be a Conductor!” in its annual free …

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Free children's concert set for Littleton

By Sonya Ellingboe


Littleton Symphony Orchestra, with Jurgen de Lemos as music director and conductor, presents “So You Want to be a Conductor!” in its annual free children's concert at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at Littleton United Methodist Church, 5894 S. Datura St., Littleton. The audience will take a tour through the sections and instruments of the orchestra via Benjamin Britten's “The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra.” Maestro de Lemos will also talk about how one person controls up to 70 musicians. There will be opportunities for kids to try conducting, drawings for prizes and treats following the concert. Information: or call 303-933-6824.

Santa arrives at Southglenn

Santa will arrive parade-fashion, pulled by a pair of Clydesdales, at the Streets at Southglenn on Nov. 16 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Starting at the main corner of Whole Foods, the parade will proceed west to Commons Park and the main fountain for the tree lighting. The Trans Siberian Orchestra will play and Santa will hold court in the Guest Service building. Crafts for kids. Free.

Arapahoe Philharmonic at church

“The People's Choice” is the next Arapahoe Philharmonic Concert at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16 at Mission Hills Church, 620 S. Park Drive, Littleton. Anthony Spain of Seattle, music director of the Northwest Symphony Orchestra, will conduct. The program includes Haydn: “March for the Society of Royal Musicians” and “Symphony 100” and Prokofiev: “Symphony No. 5.” Tickets: $10 to $25,, or 303-781-1892.

Fielder celebrates in Ranch

Photographer John Fielder celebrates the 20th anniversary of Great Outdoor Colorado and his continued involvement in conservation. He will bring two new books to the Nov. 19 meeting of the Highlands Ranch Historical Society: “Colorado's Great Outdoors” and “John Fielder's Guide to Colorado's Great Outdoors.” Photos of GOCO sites will be featured, accompanied by music, Fielder's narration and photographic tips and techniques. Some other books will be available for holiday gift shopping. Free to members, $1 donation suggested for guests. To RSVP: 641-715-3900 ext 147406# or

Warren Miller ski film scheduled

Three screenings of Warren Miller's new “Flow State” are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19, 20, 21 at the Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St., Lone Tree. Tickets: or 720-509-1000.

Stephen Fiess in concert

“Impressionism in Arts and Music” is Dr. Stephen Fiess' title for a piano recital, accompanied by slides of Impressionist paintings. He will perform at 2 p.m. on Nov. 16 at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 8545 E. Dry Creek Road, Centennial. Freewill offering.

Public art curator sought

The City of Lone Tree will hire a part-time curator for the city's public art programs, including exhibitions at the Lone Tree Arts Center. Application deadline is Dec. 7. It is a contract position, $500 per month, requires some evening and weekend time. Works with staff in development, implementation, and evaluation of public art objectives for the city, the Arts Center and the Arts Commission. Arranges and installs exhibitions. Master's degree in fine arts and experience preferred. Applications at

Local artists featured

• Sue Shehan's exhibit, “The Journey,” includes pastel paintings at the Douglas A. Buck Recreation Center, 2004 Powers Ave., Littleton, through November.

• Nancy Meisner's exhibit is called “Colorado Aspens” at the Goodson Recreation Center, 6215 S. University Blvd., Centennial.

• Maria Bouziane's exhibit of oils and acrylics, landscapes and portraits, is at Lone Tree Recreation Center, 10249 Ridgegate Circle, Lone Tree.

Artists who wish to display work at South Suburban's facilities will find guidelines and an application form at or by contacting Vickie Willis, 303-483-7072.

Schutz exhibit at DAM

“Dana Schutz: If the Face had Wheels” is open at the Denver Art Museum through Jan. 13, 2013. Included in museum admission.

Christian musician to appear

Jamie Daniel of Centennial will sing at the World of Life Christian Center, 8700 E. Park Meadows Drive, Lone Tree at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 18 for a Thanksgiving Communion Service and again at 6 p.m. Dec. 7.

sonya ellingboe, littleton, colorado, littleton symphony orchestra


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