FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (11/00)
Contact:  Dr. Gale Odom, Dean, Hurley School of Music, 318-869-5235, or
Lynn Stewart, Centenary News Service, 318-869-5120

Hurley Chamber Orchestra Presents its Debut Performance Nov. 13 with New Director 

SHREVEPORT, LA -- Centenary Collegeís Hurley Chamber Orchestra will present a concert on Monday, Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the Hurley School of Music.  Admission is free and open to the public.

The concert marks the Shreveport debut of the Hurley Chamber Orchestraís new conductor, Eric L. McIntyre.  McIntyre, who has his B.M. and M.M. degrees in horn performance from Indiana University, is currently completing his D.M.A. in music composition at the University of Houston.  He is in his first semester at Centenary College, where he also teaches music composition and theory.

The performance will feature music from a variety of musical eras, encompassing the 16th through the 20th centuries.  Mozartís Symphony No. 28 in C Major will open the program, which will continue with Four Dances from Il Primo Libro de Balli by Giorgio Mainerio, Gymnopédies by Eric Satie, and Rumanian Folk Dances by Béla Bartók.  Emperor Waltz op. 437 by Johann Strauss Jr. will close the program.

For further information, contact the Hurley School of Music at 318-869-5235.

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