Bloomsburg University Chamber Orchestra to perform Sunday

For Immediate Release 

Date: March 16, 2005 

BLOOMSBURG— The Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Chamber Orchestra will perform Sunday, March 20, at 2:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Main and Iron streets.

The program will include performances of Bach’s Symphony No. 1 in D Major and his Arioso from Kantate Nr. 156, Hovhaness’ Psalm and Fugue, Op. 40a, and Haydn’s Concerto for Organ and Orchestra in C.

The Chamber Orchestra is directed by Mark R. Jelinek and will feature organ soloist William Decker. Jelinek is chairperson of BU's department of music. Decker holds a D.M.A. from Temple University and has prepared choruses for the Pittsburgh Symphony and the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,000 students and offers 65 bachelor’s, 17 master’s and one doctoral degree.