CWSO Tribute to Fran Hamerstrom

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The Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra (CWSO) will pay tribute to naturalist, Fran Hamerstrom at this weekend’s concerts when they perform the world premiere of the original composition, Enchanted Moonscape by Charles Rochester Young.The piece is based on Hamerstrom’s children’s book Walk When the Moon is Full.We’ll talk about the music and the woman who inspired it with guests, composer Charles Young, CWSO Executive Director Ann Huntoon, and writer and friend of the late naturalist Mary “Casey” Martin.The program will also examine Fran Hamerstrom’s work to save central Wisconsin’s prairie chicken population with conservationist Sharon Schwab.

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