Goshen College Symphony Orchestra to give spring concert April 16

Abby Deaton, a junior from Indianapolis, plays her cello with the Goshen College Symphony Orchestra. The GCSO spring concert will take place on Wednesday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m.

Concert: Goshen College Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert
Date and time: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall,
Cost: $7 adults, $5 seniors/students, available at the door. GC faculty/staff/students free with ID. 

The Goshen College Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Christopher Fashun, will present its spring concert in Sauder Concert Hall on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m.

The program is highlighted by a performance of Schubert’s “Unfinished” Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D. 759. The GCSO will also perform Capriccio Espagnol, by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, and “Hoedown,” from American composer Aaron Copland’s ballet Rodeo.

Tickets are $7 adults, $5 seniors/students, available at the door one hour before the concert.  Goshen College faculty, staff and students are free with valid ID.

Christopher H. Fashun is an assistant professor of music at Goshen College, where he conducts the Symphony Orchestra, directs the Lavender Jazz ensemble, oversees the music education program, frequently conducts the orchestras for musicals and opera and teaches applied percussion. Fashun holds a bachelor’s degree in music education from Saint Olaf College in Northfield (Minn.) and received his master’s degree in percussion performance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He holds a doctorate in orchestral conducting from the University of Iowa, where he studied conducting with William LaRue Jones and viola with Christine Rutledge.