Saint Joseph's College Orchestra to Premiere Sunday, December 2

November 29, 2012

The Saint Joseph's College Orchestra will make its debut on Sunday, December 2 with its first Orchestra Concert. The concert will be held in the Evans Arts and Science Building Theatre at 2:00 pm CST on the SJC campus. The public is welcome to attend free of charge.

The Orchestra will perform several well-known pieces, including Ludwig van Beethoven's "F�r Elise," "Rule, Britannia!" by Thomas A. Arne, and "Calgary Fiddler's Waltz" by Ned Landry.

"I am very excited for the premiere of the Saint Joseph's College Orchestra," said Director of Orchestras Maxim Zheleznyak. "I encourage people to attend and show support for the orchestra members' hard work and to help continue the Orchestra's growth by spreading word of its excellence."

Zheleznyak, an accomplished violinist, is a regular member of the Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, Manhattan Contemporary Chamber Ensemble, and the Finger Lakes Chamber Music Festival.

For more information, contact Professor Zheleznyak at 219.866.6299 or maximz@saintjoe.edu.

Saint Joseph's College, named a "character-building college" by the Templeton Foundation and a "best Midwestern college" by the Princeton Review, is a four-year, Catholic college offering 27 majors, 4 group majors, 34 minors, and 9 pre-professional programs, complemented by the nationally acclaimed Core Program. Founded and sponsored by the Missionaries of the Precious Blood, SJC is located in Rensselaer, Indiana, approximately 90 minutes from both Chicago and Indianapolis, on a park-like campus of 180 acres and has an enrollment of 1,100 students.

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