Thursday November 10, 2005

Singing Strings

The University's Orchestra fall concert will include the premiere of a student composition.

The University Orchestra will present its fall concert at 7:45 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, in the Kennedy Union Boll Theatre on the University of Dayton campus.

During the concert, the orchestra will perform the premiere of UD student John-Philip Fultz's composition "Four Dances," which Fultz will discuss during the show. In addition, the Orchestra will perform Johann Sebastian Bach's "Violin Concerto No. 2," featuring UD student soloist Jassic Wade.

The orchestra also will perform a Chinese folk song, Edvard Hagerup Grieg's "Prelude," Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky's "Elgie," Johannes Brahms' "Hungarian Dance No. 5" and Edward Elgar's "Serenade for Strings."

The concert is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Jiang Liu, music director and conductor of the University Orchestra, at (937) 229-3917.