Mount Union to Present Repertory Strings Concert

November 21, 2012

ALLIANCE, Ohio — The University of Mount Union Department of Music will present a Repertory Strings Chamber Orchestra concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, November 30 in Presser Recital Hall.

The concert will include performances of works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Antonio Vivaldi and Johann Sebastian Bach.

The concert will be conducted by Dr. Elaine Anderson, professor of music at Mount Union. Anderson teaches cello, chamber music, theory and orchestral literature. Anderson holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in cello performance from the University of Alabama, a Master of Music degree in performance and theory from the Manhattan School of Music and a Bachelor of Music degree in string education from Concordia College. Her chamber music studies have included coachings with the American String Quartet and the Cadek Trio; orchestral studies mentors include Nathan Stutch and Carlton McCreery and conducting teachers include Carlton McCreery, J. Robert Hanson and David Gilbert. Anderson has performed in master classes for Yo-Yo Ma and Carter Brey and she has been a featured soloist with orchestras in Minnesota, Alabama, Ohio, North Carolina and the National Symphony of Bolivia.

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.

The concert is free and open to the public.

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