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Masterworks Concert

Masterworks Concert Celebrates Beethoven's Birthday

by Angela Farlow, Student Public Relations Writer

Masterworks ConcertCedarville University’s 30th annual Masterworks Concert will commemorate the 250th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven on Friday, March 27, from 7-9:30 p.m. in the Jeremiah Chapel of the Dixon Ministry Center.

Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for students and senior citizens (age 65 and older). There is no cost for children under 12. Tickets are available online or at the door, starting at 6:30 p.m.

The musicians will perform selections from Beethoven’s music, including his “Egmont Overture,” “Fantasy for Piano, Chorus and Orchestra” and “Hallelujah” from Mount of Olives.

 “This event is especially noteworthy because it highlights the combined efforts of Cedarville University choral and instrumental ensembles, faculty and student soloists,” noted Dr. Lyle Anderson, senior professor of music at Cedarville University.

— Lyle Anderson

Conducted by Jackson Leung from Wright State University, the concert will also include “Gloria” by contemporary British composer John Rutter and feature guest pianist Andrea Arese-Elias from the University of Dayton.

“It is exciting to involve over 150 musicians annually,” said Anderson. “We ultimately provide the campus and surrounding communities with an exciting, soul-stirring musical experience.”

Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist institution with an enrollment of 4,380 undergraduate, graduate and online students in more than 150 areas of study. Founded in 1887, Cedarville is recognized nationally for its authentic Christian community, rigorous academic programs, including its Bachelor of Arts in Music program, strong graduation and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings and high student engagement ranking. For more information about the University, visit

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