Violinist Joo Young Oh Gives Concert March 21

Wednesday, March 9, 2005

March cultural events at Southern Adventist University:

Southern’s Symphony Orchestra
The Southern Adventist University Symphony Orchestra will perform a free concert on March 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the Collegedale Seventh-day Adventist Church. The concert will feature Carolyn Mills, the principle harpist of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. She will perform the Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez for harp and orchestra. The Symphony Orchestra will also perform Mozart’s Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K 551 “Jupiter”, and the Enigma Variations, Opus 36 by Sir Edward Elgar. For information call (423) 236-2880.

Harpist Carolyn Mills
Carolyn Mills will perform a free concert on March 16, at 7:30 p.m. in Ackerman Auditorium located in Mabel Wood Hall at Southern Adventist University. She is a versatile musician, playing her harp everywhere from Carnegie Hall to the Wellington Zoo. Mills’ music was featured in Howard Shore’s soundtrack for “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.” She performed with the Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston Symphonies before accepting her current position as principal harpist with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in 1989. She is also Artist-Teacher of Harp at the New Zealand School of Music. For more information call (423) 236-2880.

Violinist Joo Young Oh
Joo Young Oh, a noted young Korean musician, will perform a solo violin concert on March 21, at 7:30 p.m. in Ackerman Auditorium in Mabel Wood Hall at Southern Adventist University. Oh began playing the violin at the age of five and started to earn recognition at the age of 14 when he became the first place winner of the Young Concert Artists International Competition in1996. He has performed across the United States and around the world. His performance at Southern Adventist University will include Mozart’s Sonata in G Major and Wieniawsky Legende Op. 17.
The cost is $5 for adults and $12 for families. For more information call (423) 236-2814.

Tamburitzans: cultural performing artists
The Duquesne University Tamburitzans, a group of college performing artists that bring to life the customs and cultures of Eastern Europe, will perform in Iles PE Center at Southern Adventist University on March 23, at 7:30 p.m. Each year, this talented group presents a new two-hour program with colorful costumes and folkloric music that artistically demonstrates the joys of life, customs and languages. This year, Greece, Croatia, Georgia, Hungary, Slovakia and Uzbekistan are among the cultures portrayed.
The cost is $10 for adults and $20 for families. For more information call (423) 236-2814.


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