Mozart’s 250th Birthday – Sunday

The Faculty Concerto Concert ended the weekend’s festivities on Sunday. The concert was directed by Instructor in Music William Thomas, and performed by many faculty members and two students, David Heighington ’06 on violin, and John Heroy ’08 on cello. The concert consisted of three Mozart pieces, lasting nearly two hours. The first piece was the Concerto for Flute and Harp, featuring Instructor in Music Peggy Friedland on the flute and Emily Lewis ’07 on the harp. It was followed by Sinfonia Concertante in E flat for Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Horn, which featured Instuctors in Music Charlyn Bethell on the oboe, Neil Fairbairn on bassoon, Margo McGowan on the clarinet, and Robin Milinazzo on the horn. Both pieces were beautifully played, and received a loud round of applause from the audience. Before the beginning of the third piece, Mr. Thomas said a few words while the grand piano was being moved to the center of the stage. Mr. Thomas declared that the weekend’s concerts were a tribute to