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Sinfonia Chamber Ensemble to Present Concert

The SUNY Plattsburgh Sinfonia Chamber Ensemble, directed by Elizabeth Gorevic, will present a concert Monday,  May 9, at 7:30 p.m. in E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall.

The concert will open with Mozart’s “Eine-Kleine Nachtmusik,” followed by “Trauermusik,” composed by Paul Hindemith upon the death of King George V. This piece will feature violist Heather Allen. Rounding out the program will be John Rutter’s “Suite for String Orchestra,” based on traditional British folk songs and “Plink, Plank, Plunk!” by Leroy Anderson, known to many by his holiday composition “Sleigh Ride.”

The Sinfonia Chamber Ensemble includes college students, educators and advanced students from the surrounding area. The 16-member string ensemble performs at SUNY Plattsburgh and in a variety of locations in the North Country.

Gorevic brings a background of professional performance as concertmaster of a number of orchestras and first violinist in several professional string quartets. She has conducted the Sinfonia Chamber Ensemble for eight years. She is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music and a former faculty member of the Cleveland Institute of Music. Gorevic is the upper strings teacher at SUNY Plattsburgh and maintains a private teaching studio at her home in Plattsburgh. She is currently working with more than 30 area students.

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