ALTON — Alton Youth Symphony, in collaboration with the Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, will be hosting 45 young musicians from Denmark for two nights this summer.
The musicians, ranging in age from 13 to 19, form the orchestra Presto. Alton will be the last stop on their two-week tour of the Midwest. The groups will arrive in Alton on Saturday, July 23, and will perform at First Presbyterian Church in Alton on Sunday evening, July 24.
AYS is seeking host families for the youths. Host families will provide accommodations for two nights and are invited to a welcome party at the Riverbend Community Center on Saturday, July 23. For information, follow the links at altonyouthsymphony.org or send an email to PrestoInAlton@charter.net.