Mount Union College Music Faculty and String Students to Present Evening of Dance Music
April 19, 2010
The Repertory Strings, under the direction of Dr. Elaine Anderson, associate professor of music, will perform an evening of dance music on Tuesday, October 2 at 8 p.m. in Presser Recital Hall.
The performance will feature Bohdan Subchak, instructor of violin on several selections including The Last Tango (in memory of Princess Diana) by the contemporary Russian composer Guennady Vavilov and Fritz Kreisler's Sicilienne and Rigaudon and romantic Liebeslied. Subchak and Dr. Jerome Miskell, associate professor of music will be featured soloists in Grieg's Holberg Suite.
Founded by Anderson in 1998, the Repertory Strings is a small chamber orchestra made up of Mount Union students, string faculty, advanced high school players and invited community members.
Anderson teaches 'cello, chamber music, music theory, string methods and music appreciation classes. She earned a bachelor of music degree in string education from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, a master of music degree in performance and theory from the Manhattan School of Music and a doctorate of music degree in 'cello performance from the University of Alabama.
The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Department of Music at (330) 823-2180.