The Hope College Symphony Orchestra will perform with the student winners of the college’s annual Concerto-Aria Competition on Friday, Feb. 23, at 7 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

The public is invited. Admission is free.

The winners of this year’s competition who will be performing are: JaneEllen Altevogt, soprano; Emlin Munch, mezzo-soprano; and Keegan Young, cello. The pieces include Samuel Barber’s “Knoxville: Summer of 1915,” op. 24; Pietro Mascagni’s “Intermezzo sinfonico,” from “Cavalleria rusticana”; Saint-Saëns’ “Mon coeur s’ouvre à ta voix,” from “Samson et Dalila,” op. 47; and Haydn’s Cello Concerto no. 1 in C major, II. Adagio, Hob. VIIb/1.

The orchestra is directed by Samuel Pang, an assistant professor of music instruction and the director of orchestras at Hope College. Born and raised in Hong Kong, Pang is a conductor, violist, educator and worship music coordinator. He holds a Master of Music degree, a Bachelor of Music degree, and a Performer’s Certificate from the Eastman School of Music. He is currently an off-campus Master of Arts in Theological Studies student at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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The Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts is located at 221 Columbia Ave., between Ninth and 10th Streets.