Meriden native at Wallingford Symphony Concert

Returning to his roots as a Choate 1973 alum and a native of Meriden, Jim Beloff, ukulele star, charmed the audience at the final concert of the Wallingford Symphony Orchestra’s thirty ninth season in Choate’s Paul Mellon Arts Center, as soloist with the WSO for his own composition, Uke Can’t Be Serious. During the intermission, his “strum along, sing along” in the Gallery attracted Choate Rosemary Hall students, as well as Sandra Quine, widow of the late Mayor of Meriden John Quin). Composer ukulele instrumentalist Beloff shared billing for the Friday, April 25, WSO Concert program with master composers, Gioacchino Rossini, Wolfgang Mozart, Frederick Delius, and Ottorino Respighi.

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