Eleganza to present concert at Huntington College

Will include medieval, baroque, and modern works
FOR RELEASE
2001-09-13

Huntington, Ind.—The early music consort, Eleganza, will present a recital at Huntington College on Friday, September 28. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. in the Longaker Recital Hall of the Merillat Centre for the Arts.

Tickets are $5, with special discounts for students and seniors. For reservations and further information, call the Merillat Centre Box Office at (260) 359-4261 or visit www.huntington.edu/mca.

Formed four years ago, Eleganza is made up of professional musicians who have a passion for early music. The ensemble specializes in music from the Renaissance and Baroque periods, but frequently includes music from all ages in their concerts.

Jacquie Loomis, director of the ensemble, is proud of the group’s versatility. She says Eleganza can perform “everything from soup to nuts.” They will back up that claim with their concert at Huntington College, which will include a variety of pieces, ranging from John Rimmer’s stylized medieval “Jongleurs” to Paul Desmond’s jazz standard, “Take Five.”

Eleganza musicians include Jim and Jacquie Loomis, George and Ann Donner, recorders; Wayne Peterson, harpsichord and positiv organ; Marlene Schleiffer, krumhorn and percussion; Ann Martin, viola da gamba.

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Ashley C. Smith
Associate Director for Media Relations
260.359.4171
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
260.359.4284