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Nazareth Students Perform With Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Published December 04, 2018

On November 29, seven Nazareth student musicians  from the Nazareth College Music Department performed with the Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) at Blue Cross Arena during the holiday season. This is the second year in a row the Nazareth students played with the TSO.

Students who performed:

  • Lydia O'Sullivan, violin, freshman, Music Therapy major
  • Jessica Geisler, violin, freshman, Music Education and Performance major
  • Ziyou Li, violin, junior, Music Performance major
  • Heather Gilleran, viola, sophomore, Music Education major
  • Jessica Kromer, viola, junior, Music Education major
  • Jacob Bloom, cello, freshman, Music Business major
  • Hannah Schuldt, cello, graduate student, Creative Arts Therapy degree

Nancy Strelau, associate chair, associate professor, and orchestra conductor in the Nazareth College Music Department served as contractor for the appearance.

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