Thursday, April 14, 2011

SBU Chamber Orchestra to Perform at University Heights Baptist Church

SBU Chamber Orchestra to Perform at University Heights Baptist Church

Southwest Baptist University News Release
Contact: Sharina Smith, Office of Marketing & Communications
417-328-1803 /

BOLIVAR, Mo. – The Chamber Orchestra will be performing at University Heights Baptist Church in Springfield, Mo. as part of their First Wednesday Noon Concert Series on Wednesday, May 4, at 12:10 p.m.

The following students are participants in the SBU chamber orchestra ensemble.

Violin I

Joseph Argo - Marysville, KS
Alicen Barber - Clarksville, AR
Deborah Breon - Monett
Elli Edwards© - South Bend, IN

Violin II

Benjamin Cavner* - Bolivar
Curtis Goss# - Bolivar
Amy Marrs - Liberty
Gail Mitchell# - Stockton
Molly Morgan – Springfield


Rebecca Bell - Las Vegas, NV

Amanda Lacey - Springfield

Jennifer Wilhelm* - Moline, IL

Adam Lynch# - Bolivar


Sarah Bottorff* - Columbia

Lauren Griffis - Bentonville, AR



Michael Womack - Claremore, OK

Curtis Bertoldie* - Marshfield

# Guest Performer

The Chamber Ensembles of Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri include groups for a variety of combinations of instruments. Under the auspices of Dr. Brian Hopwood, Director of Instrumental Studies, the various ensembles allow gifted students the opportunity to study and perform repertoire composed for a variety of instrument groupings in performances on campus as well as at venues throughout the region.


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