February 7 concert features the Volanti Flute Quartet and honors David A.
Princeton, NJ, January 8, 2014–Princeton
Theological Seminary celebrates “A Musical Odyssey: Music for Four Flutes from
Around the World” on Friday, February 7 at 7:00 p.m. in Miller Chapel. The
concert is free and open to the public.
Jill Crawford, Ellen Fisher Deerberg, Katherine McClure, and Barbara Highton
Williams will feature works by composers from Belgium, France, Norway,
Slovenia, Brazil, South Africa, and others who have drawn inspiration from
Tanzanian, Chinese, Indian, and Native American elements, in a program rich
with contrasting characters, colors, harmonies, textures, and rhythms.
Volanti Flute Quartet was formed in 2002 in Princeton, New Jersey. Crawford,
Fisher Deerberg, McClure, and Highton Williams are colleagues on the faculty at
Westminster Conservatory of Rider University. They have performed frequently
throughout the greater Princeton area.
concert is presented in memory of David A. Weadon, the late director of music
and organist at Princeton Seminary, and is underwritten in part by the David
Weadon Memorial Trust.
more information, please call the Chapel Office at 609.497.7890.
Princeton Theological Seminary, founded in 1812, is the
first seminary established by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church.
Its mission is to educate leaders for the church of Jesus Christ worldwide, and
its more than 500 students and 11,000 graduates from all fifty states and many
nations around the world serve Christ in churches, schools and universities,
healthcare institutions, nonprofit agencies, initiatives for social justice, mission
agencies, and the emerging ministries of the church in the twenty-first