(January 26, 2010)
Contact: Rick DelaHaya, Centenary News Services, 318.869.5073
Due to illness, this concert has been postponed. The new time is to be announced.
Hurley Concert to Showcase Student Talent February 8
SHREVEPORT, La—Centenary College and the Hurley Orchestra present three winners from this year’s annual Hurley Concert and Aria competition in concert Monday, Feb. 8 beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the Anderson Auditorium of the Hurley School of Music.
Senior Colin McRae of Bossier City will perform the pastoral "Villanelle" ("Country Girl") for horn and orchestra by Paul Dukas. Vincent Turregano, senior from Alexandria, La., will sing the Count's aria from Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro." Freshman Cara Lamb, a native of Richardson, Texas, will perform Mozart's Piano Concerto no. 24 in c minor.
The Hurley Orchestra will also be showcased in the beautiful impressionistic music of Frederic Delius' "On Hearing the First Cuckoo" and "Summer Night on the River."
The concert is free and open to the public. For more information about this concert or upcoming performances, call 318.869.5235 or visit www.centenary.eud/music/events.
About Centenary College of Louisiana
Centenary College is a private, four-year arts and sciences college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Centenary is one of 16 colleges and universities constituting the Associated Colleges of the South and has been recognized as “One of the Best 371 Colleges” by the Princeton Review and one of “America’s Best Colleges” and one of “America’s Best Private Colleges” by Forbes.com. In 2008 Centenary College celebrated 100 years in Shreveport and Bossier City.