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Orchestra Concert Features Concerto Winners

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Orchestra Concert Features Concerto Winners

by Public Relations Office

April 11, 2005

Cedarville, Ohio—Cedarville University`s orchestra will be in concert Monday, April 25 at 7 p.m. in the Jeremiah Chapel of Cedarville`s Dixon Ministry Center. The orchestra will perform works such as the "Egmont Overture" by Beethoven, "Symphony No. 93" by Haydn, "The Festive Overture" by Shostakovich, and the "Overture" from Wagner`s RIENZI. The evening will also include performances by the University`s 2005 Concerto Competition winners Stephanie King (voice) and Karen Alenskis (flute). King is a senior music performance major from Charleston, W.Va., while Alenskis is a junior music and international studies-missiology major from Richmond, Ind. The orchestra is directed by Centerville resident Charlie Pagnard, a well-known figure in the Miami Valley music community. Pagnard is the principal trumpet for the Dayton Philharmonic and a founding member of the Carillon Brass. He serves as professor of music and director of the brass choir at Cedarville University. A graduate of the Eastman School of Music and Bowling Green State University, Pagnard has studied at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and has been a student of Sidney Mear, Richard Jones, Edwin Betts, and Ettore Chiudioni. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call 937-766-7728. -30-