Repertory Strings Concert to be Held at Mount Union College February 26

May 25, 2010

elaineandersonThe Mount Union College Repertory Strings will present a concert on Tuesday, February 26 at 8 p.m. in Presser Recital Hall.
    The Repertory Strings is under the direction of Dr. Elaine Anderson, associate professor of music. Anderson teaches cello, bass, chamber music, theory and music appreciation classes. She earned a doctorate of music 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 in Moorhead, Minnesota. She has been a featured soloist with orchestras in Minnesota, Alabama, Ohio and South America.  
The concert will include Adrift by Doug Lamb, a freshman music major of Granville; Adagio for Clarinet and Strings by Heinrich Baermann; Concertino for String Orchestra by Samuel Adler; Lullaby by George Gershwin; and Concerto in G Minor for Two Celli by Antonio Vivaldi.
Featured musicians for the performance will be Maria Fesz, a junior music education major of North Olmsted, on cello; Lamb, on violin; Dr.  James Perone, professor of music and chair of the Department of Music, on clarinet; and Ben White, a junior at Dover High School where he serves as the principal cellist in the orchestra, on cello.
 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. For more information, contact the Department of Music at (330) 823-2180.

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