NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.– Under the direction of Dr. Melinda Crawford Perttu, associate professor of music, the Westminster College Symphony Orchestra will open their season with a fall concert on Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Orr Auditorium. The concert is free and open to all.
In addition to Westminster students and community guests, featured in the concert are Dr. Robert Knop, associate professor of physics, on viola and adjunct music faculty Robin Hasenpflug playing cello and Justin Bendel playing bass.
Together the symphony orchestra will perform Beethoven’s Egmont Overture; Brahms’s Hungarian Dances No. 2 and No. 7; “Fingal’s Caves,” a three-piece performance set made of three Scottish fiddle tunes and arranged by Crawford Perttu; and Four Norwegian Dances, op. 35 composed by E. Grieg.