Bethel Chamber Orchestra to Perform Free Concert

The Bethel College Chamber Orchestra will present their annual spring concert to the community on Tuesday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center – Auditorium. Conducted by Associate Professor of Music Vicky Tan Warkentien, D.M.M., the concert is free and open to the public.

Repertoire for this program includes: “Finlandia, a Symphonic Tone Poem” by Jean Sibelius, “Invitation to the Dance” by Carl Maria von Weber, orchestrated by Hector Berlioz, excerpts from “Symphony of Worship” by Marilynn Ham, "Slavonic Dances, Op. 72” by Antonín Dvořák, and “Hungarian Dances” by Johannes Brahms.  Also included in this performance is Mendelssohn's “Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49,” Mozart's “Quintet for Clarinet and Strings, K. 581” and Mozart’s “Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major, K. 488” with junior Courtney Schrock as soloist.

For more information, contact the department of music 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.