Repertory Strings Concert to be Held October 21

October 15, 2008

Mount Union College Repertory Strings will present a concert on Tuesday, October 21 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 Brandenburg Concerto no. 5 in D Major by Johann Sebastian Bach and Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint Saens.

Featured musicians for the performance will be the Appassionata Piano Duo of Mount Union piano instructors Maira Balacon and Janelle Phinney; flute instructor Robin Tryon and violin instructor Bohdan Subchak.

 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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