Orchestra Sets Inaugural Concert

Anthony VanPelt
Anthony VanPelt

The Eastern Mennonite University orchestra will present a concert 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Mar. 23, in Lehman Auditorium at EMU.

The 33-member orchestra, comprised of EMU students and community members, will perform “Waltzes From Der Rosenkavalier” by Richard Strauss, “Grande Polonaise Brillante and Andante Spianato” Opus 22 by Frederic Chopin featuring Dr. Stephen W. Sachs on piano, and an original work by conductor Anthony VanPelt titled “The Miller Cottage.”

The concert is part of weeklong events leading up to the inauguration of Dr. Loren Swartzendruber as EMU’s eighth president.

Admission to the program is free; donations are welcomed for the EMU Music Student Scholarship Fund.