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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


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Beth Sorensen
Office of Communications
503/777-7574
beth.sorensen@reed.edu


REED CHAMBER ORCHESTRA CONCERT SET FOR 11/24

The Reed Chamber Orchestra will presents its opening concert of the 2002-03 season on Sunday, November 24, at 8 p.m. in Reed’s Kaul auditorium. The concert, sponsored by the Reed College music department, is free and open to the public. For more information visit http://web.reed.edu/publicevents or call the Reed events hotline at 503/777-7755.

The chamber orchestra will present a program consisting of the Overture to "Coriolanus" by Beethoven; Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 by J.S. Bach; the Concerto Grosso op.3, no.5 of George Frederich Handel; and the Rumanian Folk Dances by Bela Bartok. It will also feature the debut performance of the Reed cello choir performing two pieces by Julius Klengel. The performance is under the direction of Armando Bayolo, Reed visiting assistant professor of music.

Reed College, in Portland, Oregon, is an undergraduate institution of the liberal arts and sciences dedicated to sustaining the highest intellectual standards in the country. With an enrollment of about 1,360 students, Reed ranks third in the undergraduate origins of Ph.D.s in the United States and second in the number of Rhodes scholars from a liberal arts college (31 since 1915).

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