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Grove City College Orchestra to perform at PMEA Conference

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Grove City College Orchestra to perform at PMEA Conference

4/9/2013

The Grove City College Orchestra will perform at the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) annual conference on Thursday, April 18, at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, Pa.

The Orchestra received the invitation to perform in October 2012, and is the only college orchestra presenting a concert during the three-day conference.

The Orchestra will perform Mozart’s Overture to Magic Flute, Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 5 “Reformation” Movement 4, Borodin’s Polovtsian Dances, Williams’ Theme from Jurassic Park and the premiere of the full orchestra version of The Keystone Overture, written and composed by Robert Smith and conducted by Dr. Edwin Arnold. Arnold is the chair of the Department of Music and Fine Arts, professor of music and director of bands.

The Grove City College Orchestra is conducted by Jeffrey Tedford and is comprised exclusively of Grove City College students from all majors.​