(Posted November 19, 2019)

HUNTINGDON, Pa. –The Juniata College Orchestra will perform a fall concert alongside guest musicians from the State College Middle School Orchestra at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, in Rosenberger Auditorium in the Halbritter Center of the Performing Arts at Juniata College. 

The orchestra will start their concert with two movements, “The Irish Washerwoman/The Tempest” and “Rakes of Mallow/The Devil’s Dream,” from “A Fiddler’s Dance Medley” arranged by Harry A. Alshin. Both are designed to make the audience feel like dancing.

These dances are followed by four movements, “Toridion,” “Brandles,” “Pieds-en-l’air,” and “Mattachins (Sword Dance),” from the Capriol Suite for String Orchestra by Peter Warlock. 

The next piece will be Waltz No. 2 by Dmitri Shostakovich and arranged by Paul Lavender, followed by two pieces composed by Astor Piazzolla, “Fuga y Misterio,” arranged by Gerardo Edelstien, and “Oblivion.” The orchestra will be accompanied by Kelsey Stewart Springer on oboe during “Oblivion.” 

There will be a brief intermission while the college orchestra is joined by students from Park Forest and Mount Nittany middle schools. The combined group will start by playing “Danza de mi Corazon” by Steven L. Rosenhaus. 

Following this lively piece, the combined groups will play the first and second movement of the “Capriol Suite for String Orchestra” by Peter Warlock. 

The combined groups will conclude the concert with a piece from “The Nutcracker.” 

Contact April Feagley at feaglea@juniata.edu or (814) 641-3131 for more information.