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Orchestra and Band perform Dec. 7

November 29, 2010

The Dordt College Chamber Orchestra and Concert Band will perform Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the B.J. Haan Auditorium.

The orchestra will perform works of Donizetti, Britten, Prokofiev, and the well-known “Fantasia on ‘Greensleeves’” by Vaughan Williams featuring Dordt College harpist Caroline Eckstrom and flutists Miranda DeBey and Ashley Huisman.

The band will perform works by Foster, Halvorsen, Hellmesberger, Zaninelli, and a lovely transcription of American composter George Chadwick’s “Noel” from his “Symphonic Sketches” composed in the early 1900’s.

This performance is free, with a freewill offering received to benefit music scholarships at Dordt College.

Dordt College has approximately 300 U.S. and international students who participate in the music program, with opportunities to perform in four choral groups, two orchestras, and three bands. Music scholarships are available to qualified students. Dordt College is a comprehensive Reformed, Christian college located at 498 Fourth Ave. NE in Sioux Center, Iowa.

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