(September 28, 2009)

Contact: Rick DelaHaya, Centenary News Services, 318.869.5073

Baroque Artists of Shreveport Opens Season at Anderson Oct. 4

Baroque Artists

SHREVEPORT, La.— The Baroque Artists of Shreveport will perform the first concert of the season Sunday, October 4 beginning at 3 p.m. in the Anderson Auditorium, located on the Centenary College campus. The concert is free and open to the public.

The first of four concerts, the group will perform the music of Vivaldi, Handel, Telemann and J.S. Bach, all of whom are undoubtedly the biggest names in Baroque composition.

Upcoming concerts are: Nov. 22 at St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral; January 31 at Anderson Auditorium, and March 14 at St. Mark's. All concerts begin at 3:00pm.

The BAS consists of professional musicians in Shreveport and has been performing for the past 25 years. Those performing on this concert are: Sally Horak, flute; Theresa Zale Bridges, oboe; Jennifer Carsillo and Angela Russell, violin; Adrienne Gabriel, viola; Ruth Drummond, cello; Christopher Allen, bass; and Donald Smith, harpsichord.

For more information, call the Hurley School of Music at 318.869.5235.

About Centenary College of Louisiana

Centenary College is a private, four-year arts and sciences college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Centenary is one of 16 colleges and universities constituting the Associated Colleges of the South and is regularly rated as one of the top colleges in the South. In 2008 Centenary College celebrated 100 years in Shreveport and Bossier City.