Hendrix Professor Presents “Haydn & Friends”

Karen GrieblingDr. Karen Griebling

CONWAY, Ark. (July 31, 2012) - As part of the sixth season of the Falkner Chamber Music Festival, Hendrix College music professor Dr. Karen Griebling will present a recital and lecture called "Haydn & Friends" on Monday, Aug. 6 from 1-2 p.m. in Reves Recital Hall in the Trieschmann Fine Arts Building, on Hendrix campus.

The presentation will focus on Franz Joseph Haydn, the famous composer, and his contemporaries.

Reves Recital Hall will also be hosting a "Fellows Recital" by the Meadowlark Piano Trio on Aug. 9 at 7 p.m. They will play trios by Mozart, Schubert, Karamanov and others. There will also be a performance by festival students of compositions by Mozart, Leonard Bernstein, George Gershwin and Maurice Ravel at 3 p.m. on Aug. 11 in Reves. All of these events are free and open to the public.

To learn more the Faulkner Chamber Music Festival, these and other events, visit their website.

In addition to being a professor of music, Dr. Griebling is the conductor of the Hendrix Chamber Orchestra, a violist and composer. Learn more about Dr. Griebling in this Faculty Faces feature.

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. Hendrix was named the country's #1 "Up and Coming" liberal arts college for the third consecutive year by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2011 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country's best 376 colleges and is listed in the 2012 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges as one of 25 "Best Buy" private colleges included. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu.