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Repertory Strings Concert to be Held February 24

February 19, 2009

Maria Fesz, Laura Jurasko and Kayla Moles are featured students participating in the Repertory Strings concertThe Mount Union College Repertory Strings will perform a concert on Tuesday, February 24 at 8 p.m. in Presser Recital Hall.

Founded in 1998 by Dr. Elaine Anderson, associate professor of music, 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 also teaches cello, chamber music, theory, music appreciation, orchestral literature and string methods 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 also been a featured soloist with orchestras in Minnesota, Alabama, Ohio and South America.  Currently, she serves as the principal cellist of the Tuscarawas Philharmonic.

The concert will include Concerto in C Major for Cello and Orchestra by Franz Joseph Haydn, Suite Modale by Ernest Bloch and Caprriccio Brillant by Felix Mendelssohn.

Featured soloists for the performance include cellist Maria Fesz, a senior of North Olmsted; flutist Kayla Moles, a senior of Canal Fulton; and pianist Laura Jurasko, a senior of Mingo Junction.

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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