Civic Orchestra to Present Annual Concerto-Aria Concert
April 6, 2005
BLOOMINGTON, Ill.-The Illinois Wesleyan Civic Orchestra and the Alpha Lambda chapter
of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia will present The Henry Charles Memorial Concerto-Aria Concert
at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 10, at Illinois State University's Braden Auditorium (100
N. University St., Normal).
The concert is named in memory of the late Henry Charles, a member of Phi Mu Alpha
Sinfonia national music fraternity. The Alpha Lambda chapter of Phi Mu Alpha, whose
IWU chapter was founded in 1924, has been a contributing sponsor of concerto-aria
Under the direction of Steven W. Eggleston, music director and conductor and professor
of music, the Illinois Wesleyan Civic Orchestra will perform selections by Carl Maria
von Weber, Wolgang Amadeus Mozart, Anton Dvorak, Pyotr Ill'yisch Tchaikovski, and
The annual event will also showcase Illinois Wesleyan University's student-soloists
on their primary instrument.
This year's concert will feature the following soloists (chosen by audition):
-- Ingrid Israel, class of 2005, voice major, from Roselle, Ill., a graduate of Lake
Park West High School (soprano);
-- Jenna Kaferly, class of 2005, orchestral instruments major, from Morton Grove,
Ill., a graduate of Niles Township West High School (clarinet);
-- Anna Carlson, class of 2007, business administration and orchestral instruments
double major, from Longmont Colo., a graduate of Longmont High School (violin);
-- Andrew Hesse, class of 2006, orchestral instruments major, from Bloomington, Ill.,
a graduate of University High School (cello); and
-- Elizabeth de Martelly, class of 2005, music and English literature double major,
from Aurora, Ill., a graduate of Aurora West High School (bassoon).
Tickets for the concert are $5 for adults and $1 for IWU and ISU students with a valid
For additional information, contact the Illinois Wesleyan Civic Orchestra office at
(309) 556-3346, or by e-mail at IWCO@iwu.edu.
Contact: Chelsey Iaquinta (309) 556-3181