The Hope College Symphony Orchestra presents its fall concert, “Balance,” conducted by faculty member Christopher Fashun, on Friday, Oct. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.
The public is invited. Admission is free.
The concert will feature “Symphony No. 32 in G major, K. 318,” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; “Silouans Song,” by Arvo Pärt; “Danse macabre, op. 40,” by Camille Saint-Saëns; and “Symphony No. 2 in C minor, op. 17,” by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
Fashun is an assistant professor of music at Hope, where he serves as the director of orchestras, the music director of the Brazilian Music Ensemble and head of the string area, and as an instructor of instrumental music education. He has also served on the music faculties at St. Ambrose University and Goshen College. Additionally, his conducting experience includes leading orchestras and wind bands at the high school and middle school levels, and directing jazz ensembles, percussion ensembles and drumlines at the high school level.
The Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts is located at 221 Columbia Ave., between Ninth and 10th streets.