Jacob Basaillon Maxwell Briggs

Jacob Basiallon
Photo Credit:  Mike Grittani

Maxwell Briggs
Photo Credit: Mike Grittani

Kelsey Hanson Audra Loveland

Kelsey Hanson
Photo Credit: Mike Grittani

Audra Loveland
Photo Credit: Mike Grittani

Henry Charles Memorial Concert To Be Held At BCPA

February 8, 2011

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – The Henry Charles Memorial Concerto-Aria Concert will be held Feb.18, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. at the Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts (BCPA) (600 N. East St., Bloomington).  Professor of Music Steven Eggleston will conduct the Illinois Wesleyan Civic Orchestra in this performance.

The concert will feature four student soloists: Kelsey Hanson, viola; Audra Loveland, horn; Jacob Bisaillon, marimba and Maxwell Briggs, tuba.  Soloists are the winners of the Henry Charles Memorial Concerto/ Aria Competition held during the fall semester.

Pieces to be performed will include Ritual Fire Dance, by Manuel da Falla; Viola Concerto, by William Walton; Concerto No. 1 for Horn, by Richard Strauss; Concerto for Marimba, by Jorge Sarmientos; Concerto for Tuba, by Ralph Vaughn Williams and Javelin, by Michael Torke.

Ticket prices are $10 for general admission, $5 for senior citizens and IWU alumni, $2 for students with proof of ID and free for children 8th grade and under.

To purchase tickets, contact the BCPA box office at (309) 434-2777.

For additional information, call (309) 556- 3346 or e-mail iwco@iwu.edu.

Contact: Hannah Griffin ’12, (309) 556-3181