March 29, 2016
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – The Illinois Wesleyan Civic Orchestra will host a concert on April 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Second Presbyterian Church in Bloomington. The performance, which is free and open to the public, will include works by Johannes Brahms, Franz Schubert and Edvard Grieg.
A visiting assistant professor of music, Lev Ivanov conducts both the IWU Civic Orchestra and the IWU Wind Ensemble. Ivanov earned a bachelor of music degree in performance and conducting from the Tchaikovsky National Academy of Music. He received his master’s degree from Brigham Young University and a doctorate from Arizona State University. Ivanov has worked with a number of orchestras across Europe and the United States, and was one of five conductors recognized in the International Conducting Competition in 2013.
By Emily Phelps ’19