Free Oct. 7 concert is in the Riverside Recital Hall
Monday, October 1, 2012

Faculty oboist Andrew Parker will be the featured soloist in a free concert by the University of Iowa Chamber Orchestra at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, in the Riverside Recital Hall.

Andrew Parker

William LaRue Jones, director of orchestral studies for the UI School of Music, will be joined by graduate students Chun-Ming Chen and Hyeyoun Jang as the conductors of:
--The Prelude to Act III of Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner.
--Dance of Galanta by Zoltan Kodaly
--The Concerto for Oboe in D major by Richard Strauss.

Chen, who was born in Taiwan, has been co-director of the Ithaca College Sinfonietta and director of the MIT Chinese Choral Society. He recently conducted the Coe College Symphony Orchestra, and he is the orchestra manager for the UI Symphony. Jang is the symphony's head librarian.

For bios of Jones and Parker, visit the School of Music website.

The School of Music is a unit of the Division of Performing Arts in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. For accommodations at the event, contact the school at 319-335-1603. For a UI arts calendar and details about upcoming events, visit the new Arts Iowa website.