Juniata group sets concert
HUNTINGDON - In addition to featuring a Juniata College student playing a Mendelssohn violin concerto, the Juniata College Orchestra will perform Beethoven's "Symphony No. 1" in concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 3 in Rosenberger Auditorium in the Halbritter Center for the Performing Arts.
The program will open with chamber music performed by Juniata's honors cello trio. The three cellists will perform "Divertimento in D Major," by Franz Joseph Haydn.
After the introductory chamber music section, the concert will showcase James Rixey, a violinist and junior from Mechanicsburg, in playing "Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64," written by Felix Mendelssohn.
The entire orchestra will finish by performing "Symphony No. 1 in C Major," by Ludwig van Beethoven.
Tickets are $5 for adults and free for Juniata students and those under age 18.
Photographer exhibits work
The Bedford County Arts Council will present an exhibit of floral photography by Bob Ellis from Wednesday through May 1 at the Bedford Country Arts Center.
The public is invited to a reception from 1 to 3 p.m. April 10.
Ellis and his wife, Carol, moved to Bedford County from Maryland 16 years ago.
The Bedford County Arts Center is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
PSU to host musicians
UNIVERSITY PARK - The Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State concludes its season with seven string players from the musician roster of New York City's Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center performing "Russian Spirit" at 7:30 p.m. April 14 in Schwab Auditorium.
The program, which features three works by Russian-born composers, includes Sergei Prokofiev's "Sonata for Two Violins" and Lera Auerbach's "Sextet for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Two Cellos" (2011), co-commissioned by the Center for the Performing Arts through its membership in the national presenter consortium Music Accord.
Tickets are $38 for adults, $15 for University Park students and $31 for people ages 18 and younger. Tickets can be purchased online at www.cpa.psu.edu, by calling 863-0255 or 800-ARTS-TIX or in person at Eisenhower Auditorium, Penn State Tickets Downtown in the Downtown Theatre Center, HUB-Robeson Center Information Desk and Bryce Jordan Center.
Art exhibit opens at PSU
A new exhibition of work by artist Susan Marie Brundage, "Imitation of Life," will run from Thursday through May 2 in the Sheetz Gallery of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts.
A reception will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday in the Titelman Study of the Center.
The galleries are open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday and before and during all performances. For more information, call 949-5452.