A Morgantown High School senior will be a guest soloist in the Community Arts Orchestras annual spring concert at the West Virginia University Creative Arts Center Sunday (April 27).
Noelle Pavlovic, a flute student and 2007 winner of the Catherine and Herman Godes Young Artist Competition, will performFlute Concerto No. 1 in G major, K. 313by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart during the free, public concert, which begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Antoinette Falbo Theatre. A reception with music and refreshments will follow the concert.
Pavlovic, 17, is the daughter of Victoria Wen-Platt and Stephen Pavlovic. She serves as first chair flutist in Morgantown Highs Wind Ensemble. Her accomplishments also include second chair in the West Virginia All-State Band and first chair in the WVU
Invitational Honor Band her sophomore year.
Pavlovic began her flute studies when she was 8 years old with Jennifer Connoley and currently studies with Dorothy Skidmore. She will attend Oberlin College in the fall and plans to pursue a career in flute performance.
The annual Godes Competition is open to talented high school seniors. In addition to performing with the Community Arts Orchestra, the winner receives a $500 cash award donated by pianists Catherine and Herman Godes.
Herman Godes, who passed away in February 2007, was professor emeritus of the WVU Division of Music. Catherine Godes is an alumna of the Division of Music and a former director of WVU s Community Music Program.
The WVU Community Arts Orchestra, conducted by John Ashton, will also performOverture to Egmont, Op. 84by Ludwig van Beethoven andSymphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95by Antonin Dvo�?¦amp;#8482;k. The orchestra is an ensemble made up of students in the Community Music Program and area musicians.