The Southeast Missouri Symphony Orchestra opens its 2007-2008 season with “Sensational Sounds” Nov. 6 in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall on Southeast’s River Campus.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 25, 2007 — The Southeast Missouri Symphony Orchestra opens its 2007-2008 season with “Sensational Sounds” Nov. 6 in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall on Southeast’s River Campus.
This performance, to begin at 7:30 p.m., will be conducted by Sara Edgerton and will feature violin soloist, Liesl Schoenberger.
Edgerton is professor of cello and string bass at Southeast Missouri State University, and is the artistic director of the Southeast Missouri Symphony Orchestra. She performs throughout the United States both as a modern and Baroque cellist. She has collaborated with such composers as Aaron Copland, Karel Husa, Claude Baker and Morton Subotnick in performances of their works, and has premiered a number of works for the cello. She is a member of the Southeast Baroque Ensemble, in residence at Southeast Missouri State University, and also performs with such notable period instrument ensembles as the Kingsbury Ensemble, St. Louis, and the Early Music St. Louis Ensemble.
Schoenberger is currently a violin performance major studying with Mauricio Fuks on the master’s program in violin performance at Indiana University. Prior to her studies with Fuks, Schoenberger studied for nine years with Mimi Zweig as a student in the Indiana University Strings Academy. During her pre-college years, she was semi-finalist and winner of several competitions including the Missouri String Teacher’s Association Competition, Blunt-Young Competition, National Federation of Music Clubs Young Artist Competition, and the Paducah Symphony and Mississippi Symphony Young Artist’s Competitions. This past year, she was winner of the St. Louis University and Belleville Symphony Young Artist competitions. Most recently, she gave a recital in St. Louis sponsored by the Artist Presentation Society of St. Louis as a prize for winning a solo competition.
This event is sold out. For further information, please contact the River Campus Box Office at (573) 651-2265.