Music Department Presents Spring Music Festival

April 24, 2006

The Xavier University Music Department will present its annual Spring Music Festival this week. All concerts are at 7:30 pm. Admission is $2.00 for Xavier students, faculty and staff. All other tickets are $5.00.

On Wednesday, April 26, various departmental chamber groups will perform in the Gallagher Center Theater. These include the Early Music Ensemble, the Chamber Music Ensemble, and the Vocal Chamber Ensemble.

Thursday, April 27 will feature the Chamber Orchestra and the Symphonic Wind Ensemble performing in the Gallagher Center Theater. The orchestra will feature faculty artist Dona Buel in a Mozart Piano Concerto. The Symphonic Wind Ensemble will perform works Karl King, Jack Stamp, Donald Huntsberger and others.

The newly-formed Women's Chorus will perform on Friday evening in Bellarmine Chapel on the first half of the choral concert. They will sing songs from different continents. The second half will feature the Concert Choir performing an unpublished work by French Baroque composer, Marc-Antoine Charpentier, dedicated to St. Xavier.