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Centre Strings Concert December 13 at Nixon Centre


The Centre Strings will hold its Winter Celebration concert on Tuesday, December 13, at the Nixon Centre.

The concert will feature traditional Christmas carols and works by Bach, Newbold, Anderson, Corelli, Mozart, DeAbreu. Selections will be performed by the orchestra as a whole, and by the new Centre Strings Trio and the Cabin String Quartet, which make their debut at the performance.

There is no charge for the December 13 concert, which will be held at 7:00 p.m. at the Donald W. Nixon Centre for the Performing and Visual Arts, on Lower Fayetteville Road. Call 770-254-2787 (ARTS) for more information.


2016-17 is the 10th anniversary season for Centre Strings, which is Coweta County’s only community-student string ensemble, and serves as the in-house string orchestra for the Nixon Centre. The orchestra is directed by Dr. Lyn Schenbeck, and was founded by Schenbeck and the late Don Nixon.

Since the group’s founding in 2004 it has grown from an original 8 members to 40. The ensemble holds a number of concerts throughout the year, performed at the Centre for Performing and Visual Arts, senior centers and local churches.

Centre Strings is sponsored by the Nixon Centre and the Central Educational Center. Cargill of Newnan is the group’s patron.

For more information about Centre Strings, contact Dr. Schenbeck at 770-683-6837 or email her at [email protected].

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