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Waldorf University’s Department of Music Offers New Programs for Community Members

8/31/2017

FOREST CITY, IOWA - August 30, 2017 – In an effort to engage the community, Waldorf University’s Department of Music has created two new programs for area musicians to participate in.
 
“The intent behind creating these programs is to bring the communities of North Iowa together in song, worship and cooperation,” said Waldorf University’s Assistant Professor of Music and Chair of the Department of Music, Dr. Frederick Umar. “We invite musicians from surrounding communities that have a passion for music to come join us and be part of these new programs.”
 
New programs being introduced are:
 
Symphony Orchestra: This is for all string, wind, and percussion players of any age and experience level.  Rehearsals will be held on Tuesdays, beginning September 5 at 6 p.m. in the Rehearsal Hall of the Music Center at Waldorf University. There will be three concert dates per year for the 2017-2018 academic year, with a diverse concert schedule to coincide with the opening of the new Hanson Family Fine Arts Center in the fall of 2018. 
 
Master Chorale: This program is for all singers with any experience level, teenage or above. Rehearsals will be held Thursdays, beginning September 7 from 6 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the Music Center at Waldorf University. Three concert dates will be set for the 2017-2018 academic tear, with a diverse concert schedule to coincide with the opening of the new fine arts center.
 
If you are interested in learning more about these programs, please come to the first rehearsal. For Symphony Orchestra – Tuesday, September 5 from 6-8:30 p.m. in the Rehearsal Hall and for Master Chorale – Thursday, September 7 from 6-8:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall.
 
About Waldorf University
Based in Forest City, Iowa, Waldorf University is a liberal arts institution that delivers engaging learning experiences through innovative residential and online instruction while providing students associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees and certificates in organizational leadership, criminal justice, fire science, theater, education, biology and more. Visit Waldorf.edu to learn more.