HILLSDALE, Mich., Jan. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hillsdale College announced that its symphony orchestra has been chosen to perform at the College Orchestra Directors Association's (CODA) 2017 National Conference, "A Capital Investment," held Feb. 2-4 at the Fairfax, Va., campus of George Mason University (GMU).
The Hillsdale College Symphony Orchestra will perform on Friday, Feb. 3, at 1 p.m. in the Harris Theater at the GMU's Center for the Arts. The Hillsdale orchestra will also join with the University of Tulsa orchestra in a special joint performance for the Graduate Conducting Student Masterclass at GMU. The event is open to the public, no tickets required.
"We have a very strong group of senior and junior leaders in the orchestra this year, I am thrilled that we were selected to perform at this year's CODA National Conference. I think it's very fitting that our college orchestra will gain national exposure by performing in our nation's capital," said James Holleman, director of the Hillsdale College orchestra. "In addition to our featured performance at the conference, it is exciting that our students will attend a concert of the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center."
In addition, Hillsdale College students will participate in a masterclass session led by members of the National Symphony and armed forces bands. For more information on Hillsdale's music program, go here.
The conference features a final performance by the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. For more information on the CODA conference, go here.
About Hillsdale College
Hillsdale College, founded in 1844, has built a national reputation through its classical liberal arts core curriculum and its principled refusal to accept federal or state taxpayer subsidies, even indirectly in the form of student grants or loans. It also conducts an educational-outreach effort promoting civil and religious liberty, including a free monthly speech digest, Imprimis, with a circulation of more than 3.5 million.
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