Concerto and Aria Competition 2014

CONWAY, Ark. (February 14, 2014) – The annual Hendrix College Chamber Orchestra Concerto and Aria Competition will be Sunday, March 2, at 7 p.m. in Reves Recital Hall.

The winner of the competition will be announced at the annual Waltz Night concert on Monday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m. in Worsham Student Performance Hall in the Student Life and Technology Center. Waltz Night is an annual fundraiser by the Hendrix Chamber Orchestra and Dance Ensemble to benefit the Arkansas Youth Orchestra. The orchestra performs music while dancers demonstrate and lead audience members in dancing waltzes, polkas, tangos, and other ballroom favorites. The program is open to the public. Admission is free, and voluntary donations to the Arkansas Youth Orchestra are gratefully accepted. Refreshments are provided.

The competition winner will also appear as a soloist with the Hendrix Chamber Orchestra at its spring concert on Monday, April 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Reves.

For more competition criteria, deadlines, and other information, contact Hendrix music professor Dr. Karen Griebling at 501-450-1249 or Griebling@hendrix.edu.

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.