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College of Music features ensemble performances this weekend

March 13, 2009

This weekend, the college of music and fine arts will present performances by the Loyola Chamber Orchestra and the Crescent City Wind Symphony.

The Loyola Chamber Orchestra, directed by Dr. Jean Montès, associate professor of music and director of orchestras, will present a concert of “Some Unknown String Delights” on Saturday, March 14, at 7:30 p.m., in Roussel Performance Hall, located in the Communications/Music Complex. Admission is free and open to the public.

Selections include Sonate, by Jean-Marie Leclair; Serenade for Strings, Op. 6, by Josef Suk; and Serenade for String Orchestra, by Lars-Erik Larsson.

The Crescent City Wind Symphony, a community group serving the greater New Orleans area directed by Dr. Joseph Hebert, professor of music, will perform a concert featuring the works of Gioacchino Rossini, George Gershwin, John Williams and John Philip Sousa Sunday, March 15, at 3 p.m., in Roussel Performance Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

For more information about these events, visit www.montage.loyno.edu.

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