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Orchestra to present fall concert, Nov. 4

MILLIGAN COLLEGE, Tenn. (Oct. 25, 2017) — Featuring 500 years of rich and varied compositions by English and American composers, the Milligan College Orchestra, under the direction of Professor of Music Dr. Kellie Brown, will present a fall concert on Saturday, Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m. in Milligan’s Mary B. Martin Auditorium located in Seeger Chapel. This event is free and open to the public.

Works will encompass staples of the string orchestra repertoire, such as Charles Avison’s “Concerto in G Minor” and Benjamin Britten’s “Simple Symphony,” in addition to works drawn from literary characters such as Sherlock Holmes in “221B Baker Street” and TV themes from “Downton Abbey” and “Young Frankenstein.”

Senior vocal education major Grant Coakley, from Parrottsville, Tennessee, will perform Purcell’s ethereal “An Evening Hymn,” and one of the college’s premier a cappella groups, Heritage, will perform a set of English madrigals with the orchestra. In addition, Milligan Librarian Mary Jackson will play the typewriter in a performance of Leroy Anderson’s classic, “The Typewriter.”

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MILLIGAN COLLEGE is a Christian liberal arts college in Northeast Tennessee whose vision is to change lives and shape culture through a commitment to servant leadership. The college offers more than 100 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in a variety of fields, along with graduate and adult degree completion programs.  To learn more about Milligan College, visit www.milligan.edu or call 800-262-8337.

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