Illinois Wesleyan Civic Orchestra to Perform Concert
October 4, 2007
BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— The IWU Civic Orchestra will have a concert on Oct. 19 at the Bloomington
Center for the Performing Arts (110 E. Mulberry St., Bloomington). General admission
is $10.50, with a $5.50 discount for senior citizens and IWU alumni, and a $1.50 charge
for high school and University students with a valid ID.
The Orchestra will perform Overture to Russian and Ludmilla by Mikhail Glinka, Aaron Copland’s Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo, Peer Gynt Suite No. 2 by Edvard Grieg, and Peter Warlock’s Capriol Suite.
The Illinois Wesleyan Civic Orchestra is comprised of students from several fields,
with Professor Steve Eggleston as director and conductor. Eggleston is the founder
of the IWU Civic Orchestra, as well as the University’s Wind Ensemble.
This is the Civic Orchestra’s 23rd season since its creation in 1984. Since then,
the Orchestra has performed with concert pianist Awadagin Pratt, former British Prime
Minister Sir Edward Heath, The Volograd Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra, as well as
many other distinguished musicians.
The IWU Civic Orchestra has hosted a variety of prestigious guests, such as Armando
Ghitalla, former principal trumpet of the Boston Symphony Orchestra; acclaimed soloist
with the Chicago Lyric Opera Roger Roloff, baritone; and Laszlo Varga, former principal
cellist of the New York Philharmonic.
For more information, contact the Illinois Wesleyan Civic Orchestra office at (309)
556-3346, or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact: Sehaj Sethi, (309) 556-3181