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Hope College Symphony Orchestra to Perform on April 6

The Hope College Symphony Orchestra will present its spring concert, under the direction of faculty member Christopher H. Fashun, on Friday, April 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack Miller Center for Musical Arts.

The public is invited. Admission is free.

Works to be performed include Wallingford Reigger’s “Dance Rhythms,” Claude Debussy’s “Petite Suite,” and Antonin Dvorak’s “Symphony No. 8 in G major.”

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 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.