Orchestra Presents Free Chamber Concert

The Bethel College Chamber Orchestra will present a free concert to the community on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center. The orchestra will be conducted by Associate Professor of Music Vicky Tan Warkentien, D.M.M.

Repertoire for the program includes excerpts from “Symphony of Worship,” one the most recent works by Marilynn Ham, “Pictures at an Exhibition” by Modest Mussorgsky with orchestration by Mikhail Tushmalov, “Trumpet Concerto in D major” by Georg Philipp Telemann with senior Joshua Klopfenstein as soloist, and “Clarinet Concerto in A major” by W. A. Mozart with junior Brooke Victor as soloist.

A different type of miniature will be Debussy’s “Danses sacrée et profane” for harp and strings with junior Jessica Risinger as soloist and an excerpt from Dvořák’s “Biblical Songs” with junior Rachel Yergler as soloist.

For more information, contact the Bethel College music department at 574.807.7575.

Bethel College is an accredited Christian college offering associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in more than 70 areas of study. The current enrollment of more than 2,100 includes students from 34 states and Puerto Rico, 19 countries, more than 25 denominations and 16 percent from culturally diverse backgrounds. Scholarships are available based upon a variety of factors including academic achievement, talent in the arts or athletics, ethnicity and church affiliation. In addition to its beautifully wooded 75-acre main campus in Mishawaka, Ind., Bethel also offers specific academic programs at sites in Elkhart, Ind., Fort Wayne, Ind., Dowagiac, Mich., and St. Joseph, Mich. Nursing programs are also offered in cooperation with Grace College in Winona Lake, Ind.