Mozart Festival with Faculty Concert

by Amy Radwanski, Public Relations Writer

The music and worship department faculty at Cedarville University will perform a concert to open a local celebration of Mozart on Jan. 16 at 8 p.m. in the Dixon Ministry Center’s Recital Hall.
The opening concert will feature Mozart’s instrumental and operatic works with a violin sonata, selections from “The Marriage of Figaro” and “Cosi fan tutte” as well as a piano duo. Faculty performances will include:
Beth Cram Porter - chair of the department of music and worship
Carlos Elias - professor of music and university orchestra director
Charles Clevenger – senior professor of music
John Mortensen – professor of music
Mark Spencer – associate professor of music, classical and contemporary voice
Crystal Stabenow – adjunct instructor for music and worship, contemporary voice
Tifton Graves – adjunct instructor for music and worship, classical voice
The concert will open the Springfield Symphony Orchestra’s 10-day Mozart Festival, held Jan. 16-24 under the direction of Peter Stafford Wilson. The festival events aim to honor Mozart’s genius and creativity at the pinnacle of the classical era.
Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist institution with an enrollment of 3,620 undergraduate, graduate and online students in more than 100 areas of study. Founded in 1887, Cedarville is recognized nationally for its authentic Christian community, rigorous academic programs, strong graduation and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings and leading student satisfaction ratings.