The Grove City College Orchestra will perform at the
Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) annual conference on Thursday,
April 18, at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, Pa.
The Orchestra received the invitation to perform in October
2012, and is the only college orchestra presenting a concert during the
The Orchestra will perform Mozart’s Overture to Magic Flute,
Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 5 “Reformation” Movement 4, Borodin’s Polovtsian
Dances, Williams’ Theme from Jurassic Park and the premiere of the full
orchestra version of The Keystone Overture, written and composed by Robert
Smith and conducted by Dr. Edwin Arnold. Arnold is the chair of the Department
of Music and Fine Arts, professor of music and director of bands.
The Grove City College Orchestra is conducted by Jeffrey
Tedford and is comprised exclusively of Grove City College students from all