Repertory Strings Chamber Orchestra to Perform

February 24, 2012

Dr. Elaine AndersonThe University of Mount Union’s Repertory Strings Chamber Orchestra will perform on Tuesday, February 28 at 8 p.m. in Presser Recital Hall on Mount Union’s campus.
 
Under the director of Dr. Elaine Anderson, professor of music at Mount Union, the performance will feature works by Emmanuel Chabrier, Frederick Delius, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Aaron Copland, among other composers.
 
Founded by Anderson in 1998, the Repertory Strings is a small chamber orchestra comprised of Mount Union students, string faculty, advanced high school players and invited community members.
 
At Mount Union, Anderson teaches cello, chamber music, theory and orchestral literature classes. She has performed in masterclasses for Yo-Yo Ma and Carter Brey, and has been a featured soloist with orchestras in Minnesota, Alabama, Ohio, North Carolina and South America. Anderson served as a summer artist faculty member at the Brevard Music Center in North Carolina from 1996-2005.
 
Anderson earned a Bachelor of Music degree in string education from Concordia College, a Master of Music degree in performance and theory from the Manhattan School of Music and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in cello performance from the University of Alabama.
 
The performance is free and open to the public. Presser Recital Hall is located in Cope Music Hall on the corner of Simpson Street and Union Avenue. For more information, contact Mount Union’s Department of Music at (330) 823-2180.
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