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EPISD fifth-graders enjoy youth symphony concerts

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(EL PASO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT -- Feb. 1, 2019) — Fifth-graders from throughout EPISD this week were treated to a special concert by the El Paso Symphony Orchestra aimed at exposing them to classical music and music appreciation.

The 2019 El Paso Electric Young People's Concerts brought in thousands of students into the Abraham Chavez Theater in Downtown El Paso to experience the beauty of the symphony first hand.

 El Paso Symphony Orchestra Conductor James Welsch personaly speaks to the students about each piece the symphony plays and explains its history and significance. 

These concerts have been a tradition among fifth-graders for decades. 

Story by Gustavo Reveles
Photos by Leonel Monroy