Denison University Symphony Orchestra Performs
Date of Event: December 6, 2008
Posted: November 26, 2008 / Last Updated: December 11, 2008
The Denison University Symphony Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6, in Swasey Chapel (200 Chapel Drive). This concert is free and open to the public and will be conducted by Olev Viro.
Viro is creator and leader of the Sonus Artis project, giving musical programs and outreach in both Ohio and Estonia, with previous support from the Ohio Arts Council. he has been a full-time violinist with the Columbus Symphony since 1984 and has been guest conductor and soloist with the Greater Columbus Community Orchestra numerous times. He became the music director of GCCO in 2000, when it was called the Upper Arlington Community Orchestra. In 1996, the orchestra commissioned Francis Sibley to compose “Suite for Jazz Violin and Orchestra,” which he premiered. He is active as a violinist, teacher and coach and has been on the faculty of Capital, Otterbein and Denison universities.
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CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville — Denison Symphony Orchestra performs at 8 p.m., Wed., Dec. 6, Swasey Chapel (200 Chapel Drive). Free and open to the public. Call 740-587-6220 to confirm information.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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