The relationship between music and nature will take center stage later on this evening when the Alton Symphony Orchestra performs at the Nature Institute in Godfrey. The performance will highlight the third annual "In Harmony With Nature" event, which also includes a cocktail hour and open house at the Talahi Lodge and ASO's new Maestro Shane Williams says he has one goal for tonight's performance.

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Williams says the program will have something for everyone and include a pair of pieces by Aaron Copland, Leroy Anderson's "Waltzing Cats, "Pirates of the Caribbean" and a mixture of other numbers.

Tickets for the event can be purchased online, or at any Liberty Bank location, the Jacoby Arts Center or at the Alton Visitor Center. They are $20 for TNI members and $25 for non members, children 12 and under get in for free.

You can find out more about the event by visiting The Nature Institue's website by visiting

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