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Symphony Orchestra in Concert March 4

Friday, February 19, 2010

The Westminster College Symphony Orchestra will present its winter concert Thursday, March 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Orr Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

The program will include works by Sibelius, Saint-Saens, Mozart, Atwell, and Stephan. Senior music and Christian education major Jennie Smith will be featured in an oboe solo in Saint-Saens' "Bacchanale" from his opera Samson and Delilah.

Westminster faculty participating in the orchestra are Dr. David Cushman, professor and chair of Westminster's Department of Economics and Business, on oboe; and Dr. Daniel Perttu, assistant professor of music, on bassoon.

The orchestra is under the direction of Melinda Crawford Perttu, who joined the Westminster faculty in August. She earned an undergraduate degree from Duquesne University and a master's from Ohio State University.

Contact Perttu at (724) 946-7271 or e-mail perttumh@westminster.edu for additional information.