2014-2015 Hendrix Orchestral and Chamber Music Events Announced

CONWAY, Ark. (May 1, 2014) – The Hendrix College Department of Music has announced the following orchestral and chamber music events for the 2014 – 2015 academic year:

 

Hendrix College Chamber Orchestra’s All Soul’s Day Concert

Monday, Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m., Greene Chapel

The Hendrix College Chamber Orchestra offers a program of reflective music to celebrate the lives of loved-ones living and passed.

 

The Music of John Corigliano

Thursday, Nov. 6, 7:30 p.m., Staples Auditorium

Special Events and the Hendrix College Music Department present as part of his residency at Hendrix College, the music of Pulitzer, Grammy, and Oscar winning composer John Corigliano in a Prism Concert featuring performances by faculty, students, and the major ensembles.

 

Chamber Music Recital

Sunday, Nov. 23, 7:30 p.m., Reves Recital Hall

Hendrix College’s student musicians perform chamber music for winds, brass, percussion, strings, piano, and voice.

 

Hendrix College Chamber Orchestra’s Thanksgiving Concert

Monday, Nov. 24, 7:30 p.m., Reves Recital Hall

The Hendrix College Chamber Orchestra’s end of fall semester concert is an opportunity to bring together family and friends with music, to inspire, to reflect, and give thanks for beauty, love, and joy in our lives.

 

Waltz Night 2015

Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, 7:30 p.m., Location TBA

The Hendrix College Chamber Orchestra presents its annual charity ball, “Waltz Night” to benefit the Arkansas Youth Orchestra. The orchestra will be joined by dancers from the Ballroom Dance Class, Andrea Newsome instructor, and Ballet program, Brigette Rogers choreographer, at Hendrix College. Refreshments are provided and the audience is invited to dance.

 

Hendrix College Chamber Orchestra Annual Concerto and Aria Competition

Sunday, March 15, 2015, 7 p.m., Reves Recital Hall

Hendrix student musicians compete for the opportunity to be featured as soloist on the Hendrix College Chamber Orchestra’s Spring Concert, April 27.

 

Chamber Music Recital

Sunday, April 26, 2015, 7:30 p.m., Reves Recital Hall

Hendrix College’s student musicians perform chamber music for winds, brass, percussion, strings, piano, and voice.

 

Spring 2015 Concert

Monday, April 27, 2015, 7:30 p.m., Location TBA

The Hendrix College Chamber Orchestra presents its Spring Concert featuring the winner of the annual concerto and aria competition.

 

All events are free and open to the public. For more 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