Hendrix Chamber Orchestra Presents Fiori musicali

Maegan Weems

CONWAY, Ark. (March 5, 2013) - The Hendrix College Chamber Orchestra conducted by Dr. Karen Griebling will present Fiori musicali on Monday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Reves Recital Hall.

The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dr. Karen Griebling at 501-450-1249 or Griebling@hendrix.edu.

The program includes:

  • Masques et Bergamasques (1919) by Gabriel Faure
  • Severn Rhapsody (1923) by Gerald Finzi
  • In a Summer Garden (Spring 1908) by Frederick Delius
  • Song to Spring (1890) by Hugo Wolf
  • Lilacs (1902) by Sergei Rachmaninoff
  • Chrisathemum (1890) by Giacomo Puccini
  • Bower of Roses (1849) by Robert Schumann
  • To a Wild Rose (1904) by Edward MacDowell
  • Night Soliloquy (1936) by Kent Kennan

Maegan Weems will be featured on flute on the Kennan piece. Weems, a junior from Texarkana, Texas, is the winner of the 2013 Concerto and Aria Competition. She is pursuing a double major in music and psychology and studies flute with Dr. Liana Tyson. She is a member of the Hendrix College Wind Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Karen Fannin, the Hendrix College Chamber Orchestra, and the Hendrix College Flute Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Tyson.

Joanne McDade, soprano, will be featured on the Rachmaninoff piece.

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country's "Up and Coming" liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country's best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, Forbes magazine's annual list of America's Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu.