SJC Orchestra to Present Its Second Concert

April 18, 2013

The Saint Joseph's College Orchestra will follow up its December premiere with a concert on Sunday, April 21 at 7:00 pm CDT in the Evans Arts and Science Building Theatre. Admission is free and all are welcome to attend.

The concert will essentially be a collage of different pieces in various styles. Some of the works to be performed include "Mountain Spring" by Barrage, "Telemann Canon," and "Suite for Violins" by Ladislav Gabrielli. The Orchestra Concert will also feature the introduction of the Alternative Style Orchestra.

Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Orchestras Maxim Zheleznyak believes the Orchestra's concert in December helped prepare the group for handling the acoustics in the Theatre and gain an understanding of what the audience would like to hear.

"We have worked very hard on finding the right sound and balance for the concert," said Zheleznyak. "People will enjoy the diversity of the music and the fun atmosphere in the Theatre."

For more information on the Orchestra Concert, contact Professor Maxim Zheleznyak at maximz@saintjoe.edu or 219.866.6299.

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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