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Dayton Philharmonic’s Neal Gittleman to Conduct CU Choral Concert

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Dayton Philharmonic’s Neal Gittleman to Conduct CU Choral Concert

On Friday, Feb. 2, Neal Gittleman, music director and conductor of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, will conduct a combined Cedarville University choir in Brahms' German Requiem. Photo credit: Parker Artists/ New York, NY

by Public Relations Office - Cedarville, OH

January 30, 2007

Cedarville, Ohio- On Friday, Feb. 2, Neal Gittleman, music director and conductor of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, will conduct a combined choir consisting of Cedarville University Concert Chorale, Jubilate (mixed ensemble), Men’s Glee Club, and Woman’s Choir. Gittleman will also conduct the Cedarville University Masterworks Orchestra, comprised of the University Orchestra and select music faculty. The evening’s performance will be Brahms’ German Requiem.
“I am really excited to have a conductor of this caliber coming to Cedarville's campus to work with our students and to conduct this wonderful piece of music,” shared Dr. Steve Winteregg, chair of the Cedarville University Department of Music and Art.
Gittleman has served as the distinguished resident conductor of the Milwaukee Symphony and has appeared as guest conductor with orchestras around the world, including the L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, the Chicago Symphony, and the St. Louis Symphony. Currently in his 12th season as music director of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, Gittleman regularly conducts classical, pops, educational, and summer concerts.
The concert will begin at 8 p.m. in the Jeremiah Chapel of the University’s Dixon
Ministry Center. Admission is free and the public is invited. For more information, call 937-766-7728.