All Souls Day Concert 2013

CONWAY, Ark. (October 9, 2013) – The Hendrix College Chamber Orchestra conducted by Dr. Karen Griebling, and Hendrix College Chaplain Rev. Wayne Clark present an evensong observance for All Souls Day on Monday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Greene Chapel.

Joining the orchestra as guest artists are the Chancel Choir from First United Methodist Church, the Rockefeller String Quartet of the Arkansas Symphony, and adjunct music instructors Katherine Reynolds (viola), Barron Weir (double bass), and Kara Claybrook (soprano).

The program opens with Richard Strauss’s Allerseelen (All Souls’ Day) and features How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place by Johannes Brahms, Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis by Ralph Vaughan-Williams, A Long Road Travelled by Nancy Van de Vate, Meditation from Thaiis by Jules Massenet, and Masonic Funeral Music by Mozart.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, email Griebling@hendrix.edu or call 501-450-1243.

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the sixth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country’s “Up and Coming” liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report.  Hendrix is featured in the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, as well as the 2014 Princeton Review’s The Best 378 Colleges, Forbes magazine's list of America's Top Colleges, and the 2014 Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu.