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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


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


REED WINTER CONCERT FEATURES WORKS BY MOZART, BEETHOVEN, AND BARTOK

The Reed College music department will present its annual winter concert on Sunday, December 8, at 8 p.m. in the Kaul Auditorium. The concert 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 major work on the program will be Mozart's Vesperae Solennes de Confessore (the Solemn Vespers), performed by the Reed chorus and chamber orchestra. The concert will also include Beethoven's overture to Coriolanus and Bartók's Rumanian Dances, performed by the chamber orchestra and conducted by Armando Bayolo, Reed visiting assistant professor of music. The Collegium Musicum, under the direction of Reed professor of music, Virginia Hancock, will perform a selection of sacred works ranging in date from the Renaissance to the twentieth century.

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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