Westminster Community Orchestra Presents “Miniatures”

Westminster Community Orchestra Presents “Miniatures”


Sun, Mar 3, 2024    
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$10 cash suggested admission at the door


Hillman Hall, Cullen Center
Westminster Campus, 101 Walnut Lane, Princeton, New Jersey, 08540

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The Westminster Community Orchestra (WCO), conducted by Dr. Ruth Ochs, will present a concert titled “Miniatures” on Sunday, March 3 2024 at 3:00 p.m. in Hillman Hall, in the Cullen Center, on the Westminster campus, Walnut Lane, in Princeton. Suggested admission of $10 cash/person will be accepted at the door. Audience members requiring seating assistance should arrive at 2:30 p.m.

The program will feature the world premiere of Dr. Kathleen Scheide’s “Pluck” with The Guitars of Westminster Conservatory, Mark Johnstone, director. The concert will also include Westminster Conservatory students Cherie Xu, who will perform Weber’s Concertino for Clarinet and Orchestra; Alison Varra who will perform Purcell’s “When I am Laid in Earth” from Dido and Aeneas and “Che farò senza Euridice” from Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice, and Julianna Wong and Tanvi Patil who will sing “But ere we this perform” from Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas. The WCO will perform Piazzolla’s “Libertango” for string orchestra, “Nocturne” from King Christian Suite by Sibelius, “When I can Read my Title Clear,” (traditional), and selections from Grieg’s Lyric Suite.

For more information, please contact the Westminster Conservatory office by phone, 609-921-7104, email, conservatory@rider.edu, or visit rider.edu/events.