The West Virginia University Community Arts Orchestra, made up of members of the Morgantown area local community who study in the Community Arts Program in the College of Creative Arts, will present a concert Sunday, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m. in the Antoinette Falbo Theatre of the Creative Arts Center.

The concert is free and public is cordially invited to attend.

Conducted by Alejandro Pinz�n, the orchestra will perform “Serenade” by Franz Schubert, arranged by Pinzon; the world premiere of “Suite No. 1,” by Mexican composer Patricia Moya; the premiere of “Woodland Fantasy” by WVU music alumnus Matthew Jackfert, commissioned by the Community Arts Orchestra; and the Grand March from “Aida” by Giuseppe Verdi, arranged by David Stone.

According to Pinz�n, the concert will begin with a holiday music surprise for the audience.

Alejandro Pinz�n is a young and versatile Mexican musician who is currently completing his doctorate in conducting in the WVU School of Music. In addition to being music director of the Community Arts Orchestra, he is conductor of the String Studio and String Ensemble at Waynesburg University in Waynesburg, Pa. He was also choir director of the Coro Latinoamericano – Pittsburgh, with whom he presented several concerts and programs to share the music and cultures of Latin America in the Western Pennsylvania region.

For more information, call the College of Creative Arts at 304-293-4359.


CONTACT: Charlene Lattea, College of Creative Arts

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