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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Media Contact

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


THREE MUSIC CONCERTS SCHEDULED FOR APRIL

Reed College will present three concerts during the month of April featuring student performers and composers (see below for details). The concerts, sponsored by the music department, are free and open to the public. For more information call the Reed events hotline at 503/777-7755 or visit http://web.reed.edu/publicevents.

• New music by Reed student composers will be performed on Friday, April 4, at 4 p.m. in the Eliot Hall chapel.

• The Reed Chamber Orchestra will present their final concert of the season on Sunday, April 20, at 8 p.m. in the Kaul Auditorium.

• The Reed Chorus and Collegium Musicum will perform their annual spring concert on Sunday, April 27, at 8 p.m. in the Kaul Auditorium.

The student composers concert on April 4 will feature premieres of pieces by composition students Andrew Wray ’03, Anna Freundlich ’03, and Robert Fishel ’03.

The Reed Chamber Orchestra concert on April 20 will feature Music for the Royal Fireworks by George Frederic Handel; the Viola Concerto of Karl Friedrich Zelter, featuring student Julia Haskin ’03 as soloist; and the Second Symphony of Ludwig van Beethoven. The performance will be directed by Armando Bayolo, visiting assistant professor of music.

The Chorus and Collegium Musicum spring concert on April 27, "Music for Lovers," will include Brahms's Liebeslieder Waltzes, op. 52, with student pianists Elizabeth Hopkins ’05 and Moira Gresham ’04, and a cappella works by Brahms and a variety of English and French Renaissance composers. The performance will be directed by Virginia Hancock, 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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