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Waltz Night 2018 at Hendrix to Benefit Arkansas Youth Orchestra

CONWAY, Ark. (January 29, 2018) – The Hendrix College Chamber Orchestra and Hendrix College Dance Ensemble will present Waltz Night, Monday, February 12, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. in the Gallery of the Trieschmann Fine Arts Building. Admission is free and the public is welcome to attend. Voluntary donations made at Waltz Night support scholarships for the Arkansas Symphony Youth Orchestra.

Dance steps will be demonstrated by student Ballroom Dance leader Eva Zhao, and the audience is invited to dance to music performed by the orchestra. The Hendrix Dance Ensemble leads the grand finale to the Blue Danube Waltz, with choreography by Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts and Dance Brigitte Rogers. 

Joining the Chamber Orchestra for Waltz Night 2018 will be the Rockefeller String Quartet of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra; among its members is violinist Katherine Williamson, who won the Musical Innovator award at the recent Central Arkansas Music Awards. 

For more information, contact Dr. Karen Griebling in the Music Department, 501-450-1249 or griebling@hendrix.edu

About Hendrix College

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