CONWAY, Ark. (November 6,
2017) – A guest violin recital featuring Geoffrey Robson, Associate Conductor
of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, will be held Sunday, November 19, 2017, at
3 p.m. in Hendrix College’s Reves Recital Hall (in the Trieschmann Fine Arts
Robson will perform works by
Bartok, Debussy, and Brahms. He will be assisted by pianist Dr. John Krebs,
Professor of Music at Hendrix College.
Robson has been the
Associate Conductor of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra since 2008, and the
Music Director of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Youth Ensembles since 2012.
He has conducted many critically acclaimed performances with the Arkansas
Symphony Orchestra, including sold-out pops concerts, masterworks series,
educational programs, and chamber orchestra concerts. He is known in the
community as a collaborator, having built lasting relationships with organizations
such as Ballet Arkansas, the Arkansas Children’s Theater, the University of
Central Arkansas, and Hendrix. In 2013-2014 he served as Visiting Assistant
Professor of Music at the University of Central Arkansas, a position that
includes conducting the Conway Symphony Orchestra. In 2015, he conducted three
world premieres, including scenes from Richard
III: A Crown of Roses, A Crown of Thorns, a new opera by Hendrix Professor
of Music Dr. Karen Griebling. He has worked with guest artists such as Midori,
Rachel Barton Pine, Vadym Kholodenko, Alexander Markov, Christiane Noll, Calvin
Lee, and the Beach Boys. In addition, Robson writes and produces At the
Symphony, a concert preview radio series on KLRE Classical 90.5 in Little Rock.
He frequently appears as a violinist in the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra’s
popular River Rhapsodies chamber music series.
The recital is free and open
to the public. For more information, contact Krebs at 501-450-1245 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A private liberal arts
college in Conway, Arkansas, Hendrix College consistently earns recognition as
one of the country’s leading liberal arts institutions, and is featured in Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That
Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges. Its academic quality and
rigor, innovation, and value have established Hendrix as a fixture in numerous
college guides, lists, and rankings. Founded in 1876, Hendrix has been
affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. To learn more, visit www.hendrix.edu.