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Chamber Orchestra to present spring program on April 21

The Monmouth College Chamber Orchestra will play a variety of musical styles at its spring program on April 21 at 2 p.m. in the Kasch Performance Hall of Dahl Chapel.
According to the orchestra’s director, MC music lecturer Carolyn Suda, one of the main works will be George Bizet’s “L’Arlesienne Suite #”2, “with its combination of lyrical melody, colorful orchestration featuring the winds and a rousing and famous folk march at the end.”
Mozart’s Symphony #31 in D Major, “Paris,” will add “classical elegance and triumphant power.”
Will Grunow, a senior from Hawthorn Woods, will be violin soloist for Vivaldi’s Concerto in D Major, op. 3, #9.  Grunow has served as the orchestra’s concertmaster for all four of his years at Monmouth.
A medley of tunes from Howard Shore’s “Lord of the Rings” should please film lovers, said Suda, and the “rousing” Irish reel “Molly on the Shore,” set for string orchestra by Percy Grainger, will add some springtime folk charm to the concert.