Special guest violinist Hannah Shipstad, 11-year-old winner of the Youth Aliyah competition in Oak Ridge, will play as a soloist with the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra during its free family concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge.
Hannah will join the orchestra in “Spring” from “Four Seasons” by Antonio Vivaldi. A small symphony orchestra will also perform the musical story of “Peter and the Wolf,” by Sergei Prokofiev.
The Children’s Museum, at 461 West Outer Drive, is offering free admission from 1-5 p.m. Sunday to support the concert. Children are invited to come early for paper puppet making and instrument making beginning at 2 p.m. at the museum.
Hannah, a sixth grade student at Farragut Middle School, has been a student of Karen Kartal since age six. She has been a finalist in the Youth Aliyah competition three times and has played in its annual concerts. Hannah is member of the Knoxville Symphony Youth Orchestras and is one of the youngest members of the Youth Chamber Orchestra. She has performed with the Sequoyah Suzuki Strings for five years.