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UNG Orchestra to tour across state for first time
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The University of North Georgia Orchestra will conduct its first statewide tour with the first performance at 8 p.m. today at the UNG campus in Dahlonega.

UNG Orchestra concert

When: 8 p.m. today

Where: Hoag Student Center Auditorium, University of North Georgia Dahlonega campus, 82 College Circle, Dahlonega

Cost: $5 adults, $2 students, free for UNG students, faculty and staff with ID

Music from Mozart, Bartok and Brookshire will float through a handful of concert halls and venues as part of the University of North Georgia Orchestra’s concert series this week.

This will be the orchestra’s first tour, which begins with a performance at 8 p.m. today at the Hoag Student Center Auditorium on the UNG campus in Dahlonega.

Tickets are $5 for adults and $2 for students. UNG students, faculty and staff are free with an ID.

Other concerts will be:

* Nov. 22 at Pulaski County schools in Hawkinsville

* Nov. 22 at South Georgia State College in Douglas

* Nov. 23 at Old Opera House in Hawkinsville

* Nov. 24 at Griffin First United Methodist Church in Griffin.

The Hawkinsville concert costs $10 and the rest are free.

The program will feature Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik,” Edvard Grieg’s “Holberg Suite,” Bela Bartok’s “Rumanian Folk Dances” and Cody Brookshire’s “Twilight Rhapsody.”