Whitworth Communications

For Immediate Release

October 22, 2007

Whitworth Symphony Orchestra to Perform Nov. 4 Concert, "Reformation"

Who: Whitworth Symphony Orchestra 

What: Fall concert, "Reformation," featuring Beethoven's Overture to Egmont, Bizet's L'Arlesienne Suite 1, and Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 5, Reformation Symphony.

When: Sunday, Nov. 4, at 3:30 p.m.

Where: Cowles Auditorium at Whitworth University

Cost: $5 general admission; free for students and senior citizens. For more information, please call (509) 777-3280.

The Whitworth Symphony Orchestra and the Whitworth String Department are under the direction of Philip Baldwin, D.M.A. The orchestra performs literature of the highest quality and features an annual concerto competition and local and regional tours. String players also take part in performance classes, chamber music, guest master classes and frequent clinics with principal players and conductors of the Spokane Symphony. Whitworth's music faculty members are current or past members of the Spokane Symphony and are active as recitalists, soloists and chamber musicians.

Located in Spokane, Wash., Whitworth is a private, liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). The university, which has an enrollment of 2,600 students, offers 53 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Contacts:

Philip Baldwin, conductor of the Whitworth Orchestra and director of string studies, Whitworth University, (509) 777-3268 or pbaldwin@whitworth.edu.

Joan Lack or Loree Swegle, music department program assistants, Whitworth University, (509) 777-3280 or jlack@whitworth.edu or lswegle@whitworth.edu.

Julie Riddle, public information officer, Whitworth University, (509) 777-3729 or jriddle@whitworth.edu.

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