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“Exploring Haydn” Series

CONWAY, Ark. (November 17, 2012) - The Hendrix College Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Karen Griebling, concludes its four-concert "Exploring Haydn" series with performances Sunday, Nov. 18 and Monday, Nov. 19. The series celebrates the music from early in the career of Joseph Haydn (1732-1809).

  • "The Sun Quartets of Haydn" Sunday Nov. 18 (chamber music)
  • "A Musical Mystery Solution" Monday, Nov. 19 (orchestra)

Both concerts, which are free and open to the public, begin at 7:30 p.m. in Reves Recital Hall on the Hendrix campus. For more information, contact Dr. Griebling at 501-450-1249 or

On Sunday, student musicians presenting their research and perform chamber music, and Monday night is the final installment of the lecture series when a solution to the musical mystery will be revealed by the Hendrix College Chamber Orchestra performing Symphonies 44, 45, 49, and 52 and a lecture demonstration with the assistance of guest artist, Dr. Arlene Biebesheimer. 

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth 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 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country's best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, Forbes magazine's annual list of America's Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit