Linfield students, professional musicians collaborate for chamber ensemble

Linfield College Music DepartmentLinfield College will present the second Faculty-Student Chamber Ensemble of the 2016-17 season on Thursday, May 4, at 7 p.m. in Delkin Hall in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center at Linfield.

Prior to the concert, a presentation of electroacoustic compositions by Linfield students, will be held at 5 p.m. in the Bull Music Center lobby.

Students enrolled in the music technology and composition courses, taught by Professor Andrea Renkemeyer, have composed short electroacoustic pieces this semester. Through varied listening and reading assignments, students have gained a deeper understanding of the history and tools of electronic music composition. Visitors can listen to their projects, which will be on looped playback

The concert with feature performances of three 20th-century masterpieces. Linfield student musicians and faculty Albert Kim and Paul Owen will be joined by flutist Abigail Sperling and violinist Anyango Yarbo-Davenport.

Now entering its second season, the Faculty-Student Chamber Ensemble gives advanced Linfield music students the opportunity to perform alongside professional mentor musicians. Student performers are nominated by the music faculty, while mentor musicians represent Linfield College, the Portland Baroque Orchestra, Willamette University, Concordia University, the Portland Opera Orchestra, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Chintimini Chamber Festival, TableTop Opera and Universidad Juan N. Corpas (Colombia).

The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2275 or visit