BU-Community Orchestra offers spring concert

Haas Center for the Arts For Immediate Release: March 27, 2013

BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg University-Community Orchestra spring concert, featuring Adam Cordle on viola, will be presented on Sunday, April 7, at 2:30 p.m. in Haas Center for the Arts, Mitrani Hall.

Conducted by Mark Jelinek, professor of music, the program will include the Overture to Mozart’s “The Abduction from the Seraglio,”Carl Stamitz’s Viola Concerto No. 1 in D Major, Opus 1, and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 2 in C minor, Opus 17,“The Little Russian.”

Soloist Cordle teaches violin and viola and coaches chamber music at BU as well as Mount St. Mary’s University. He has performed in Carnegie Hall’s Weill Hall as the first prize winner of the 2011 American Protégé International Competition. Cordle performs regularly as a member of the Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes.

Jelinek is in his 27th year as conductor of the Bloomsburg University-Community Orchestra and 20th year as conductor of the BU Chamber Orchestra. He has performed in cello sections of orchestras in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California and Pennsylvania as well as recently conducting the 2012 Pennsylvania All-State Orchestra. Jelinek holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Arizona State University

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. BU serves approximately 10,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.