News Release #53:

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CONTACT: Lydia Szyjka
Ext. 3143



The Immaculata Symphony will perform its fall concert, "An Orchestral Cornucopia" on Saturday, November 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the University´s Alumnae Hall Theater. The concert is sponsored by Immaculata University´s department of music.

Guest Conductor Jacques Voois will conduct the concert, given by students and community members of the Immaculata Symphony. The program includes King Stephen Overture by Ludwig von Beethoven; Piano Concerto No. 1 (Carl Cranmer, piano) by Peter Tchaikovsky; Variations on "America" by Charles Ives; "Prelude and Mazurka" from Coppelia by Leo Delibes; and Variations, Chaconne, and Finale by Norman Dello Joio.

Roman Pawlowski, Immaculata University´s musical director, is on sabbatical and in his place will be guest conductor Jacques Voois. Mr. Voois musical training includes piano study and conducting study with various artists including Joseph Hungate, Lillian Freundlich, Hugh Ross, and Leon Barzin. He holds degrees from Oberlin College/Conservatory, the Manhattan School of Music, and the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University. During his career he served as conductor of the West Chester University Orchestra and as music director of the Lansdowne Symphony.

The Immaculata Symphony, which is a university-community organization, is comprised of approximately 70 musicians ranging in age from 15 to 70 years old. Members include students from Immaculata University, West Chester University, and Downingtown School District. Other members of the Symphony are community and professional musicians.

Immaculata University is proud to offer this programming during its inaugural year as a university. Several events, including this one, are an affirmation of Immaculata´s mission of inspiring minds for over 80 years. Immaculata University ….treasuring the legacy – building the future.

Cost for the concert is $12.00 for general admission, $10 for senior citizens, $6 for students, and children under 12 are free. For more information or tickets call 610-647-4400, ext. 3473.

Immaculata University, a Catholic, comprehensive liberal arts institution is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.

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