Denison University Orchestra To Perform Spring Concert
Date of Event: April 6, 2003
Posted: April 1, 2003
The Denison University Orchestra will perform its final concert of the year at 7 p.m. on Sunday (April 6) in Swasey Chapel. The 50-student orchestra is directed by Denison Assistant Professor of Music Andrew Carlson and the concert is free and open to the public.
The orchestra will perform two movements, "Spring" and "Summer," of Vivaldi's "Four Seasons" with Megan Long '05 reading and Carlson playing the solo violin parts. The first movement of J.S. Bach's "Brandenburg Concerto No. 3," Aaron Copland's "Prairie Night and Celebration Dance" from "Billy the Kid" and Carl Maria von Weber's overture from the opera "Oberon" will also be performed.
Carlson joined the Denison faculty in 2000 and is currently teaching violin and music history along with directing the Orchestra. A frequent performer at Denison, Carlson earned degrees at the University of Georgia and the University of Iowa.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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