For Immediate Release
Contact: Keith Kozicki, (706) 282-3232
RE: Truett McConnell University String Orchestra to perform free concert at the Ritz Theatre
Truett McConnell University String Orchestra
Toccoa, GA, January 29, 2018
Main Street Toccoa, in conjunction with Truett McConnell University’s Felix Manz School of Music, will present a free concert of classical music at the Historic Ritz Theatre on Saturday, February 3rd at 7:00 PM.
The Truett McConnell University String Orchestra (TMUSO), under the direction of Heather Strachan, will be performing works by Corelli, Handel, & Telemann.
This ensemble is a mix of Truett McConnell University students, as well as Piedmont College students, Ms. Strachan's private and former private students, and some of her colleagues and their students. Strachan is Adjunct Strings Faculty at TMU, (teaching Applied Violin and Viola, as well as String Chamber Music and String Orchestra). She is also Adjunct Strings Faculty and Artist-in-Residence (founding member of the piano quintet, "Piedmont Camerata") at Piedmont College. Ms. Strachan is in her twenty-third season as member of the "GAMAC" Orchestra, (Greater Anderson Musical Arts Consortium), seventeen of which she has served as concertmaster.
“It’s always been the Ritz Theatre’s goal to offer a wide range of musical genres to the people of Toccoa and the surrounding area,” says General Manager Keith Kozicki. “We are particularly pleased to be able to present this talented group of musicians in a free concert,” added Kozicki.
The February 3rd program lineup features the following three works:
- Concerto Grosso No. 7, in D Major by Arcangelo Corelli
- Concerto for Four Violins and String Orchestra, in G Major by George Philipp Telemann
- Concerto Grosso Op. 3, No. 5, in D Minor by George Frideric Handel
For more information about the TMUSO concert, contact Keith Kozicki, General Manager, Historic Ritz Theatre at (706) 282-3232, or Heather Strachan at firstname.lastname@example.org.