posted September 26, 2005

Annual Fall "Collage" Concert Will Be Oct. 6

The department of music at Hope College will offer its annual Collage Concert on Thursday, Oct. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in Dimnent Memorial Chapel.

The public is invited. Admission is free.

The unusual concert features highlights of all the college's major music ensembles, as well as selected soloists.

The Jazz Ensemble, Wind Symphony, Symphonette, Collegium Musicum, Women's Choir and Chapel Choir will all be featured in the performance.

The concert will also feature several students as soloists and in smaller ensembles.

The performers will include: junior Lea Blackney of Troy, cello, and sophomore Chris Turbessi of Nunica, piano; junior Jeff Brown of Colts Neck, N.J., tuba; sophomore Alana O'Bryan of Bloomfield Hills, piano; Chris Turbessi, piano; freshman Alexandru Hamzea of Brasov, Romania, violin; senior Sarah Blankenship of Hoffman Estates, Ill., soprano, and senior Lisa Walters of Channahon, Ill., piano. In addition, a flute quartet consisting of senior Laura Arpke of Clarkston, sophomore Rachel Daley of Cleveland, Ohio, junior Amanda Danielson of Alto and senior Amy Kurkiewicz of Rochester Hills will also perform.

Dimnent Memorial Chapel is located at 277 College Avenue, on the corner of 12th Street and College Avenue.