Orchestra Presents Free Chamber Concert

The Bethel College Chamber Orchestra will present a free concert to the community on Tuesday, Nov. 6 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 this fall’s program includes: the Second movement of Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18 by Rachmaninoff with senior Jessica Risinger as soloist; the First movement of Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K.219 “Turkish” by Mozart with sophomore Lydia Klassen as soloist, Concerto Grosso for String Orchestra by Ernest Bloch, the First and Last movements of Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67 by Beethoven, and excerpts from “A Tapestry of Carols” by Marilynn Ham. 

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 2,000 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.