CONWAY, Ark. (April 5, 2018)
– The Hendrix College Chamber Orchestra, Dr. Karen Griebling, conductor, and the
Hendrix College Dance Ensemble, Professor Brigitte Rogers, director, will present
a Spring Concert for Earth Day on Monday, April 23, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. in
Staples Auditorium. The program is free and the public is invited.
The concert will feature the
winner of the Annual Concerto and Aria Competition, Sam Melhorn ’20, performing
the Piano Concerto in A Minor, Opus 16 by Edvard Grieg.
Also on the program will be
selections from Peer Gynt by Edvard
Grieg, and the premiere of the ballet MIDAS,
with choreography by Brigitte Rogers and music by Karen Griebling.
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.