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Evangel University Sinfonia on Spring Tour

Published on Feb 20, 2019 by Paul K. Logsdon

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Evangel University Sinfonia will embark on a nine-day Spring Tour, Saturday, March 9, 2019, and will perform eight concerts in Wisconsin, Iowa, South Dakota, Nebraska and Rolla, Missouri.

Each concert is free, and the public is encouraged to attend.*

Over the past 24 years, the Sinfonia has toured extensively throughout the 48 contiguous United States and Canada. Formerly known as the Concert Orchestra, the group has also traveled to Europe on five different occasions, most recently in May 2016 when it performed 15 concerts in Italy, Austria, Germany and Switzerland.

In addition, the group has recorded 12 compact discs, the newest of which is currently in production for a fall release.

The repertoire of the Sinfonia includes classical, sacred and contemporary Christian arrangements for orchestra, as well as various arrangements for voices with orchestral accompaniment. The 26-members of the Sinfonia are selected by audition.

Dr. Larry Dissmore, director of the Sinfonia, has served on the Evangel University faculty since 1988. An accomplished conductor and violinist, Dissmore holds degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Wichita State University and the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

 

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The Evangel University Sinfonia, under the direction of Dr. Larry Dissmore (back right). // (CLICK TO ENLARGE)

*The 2019 Spring Tour

• Sunday, March 10 at 10 a.m.
Lifeline Church
3285 N. Calhoun Rd.
Brookfield, WI 53005
Pastor Rory Grooters
262-783-2900

• Sunday, March 10 at 7 p.m.
Oak Creek Assembly of God
7311 S. 13th Street
Oak Creek, WI  53154
Pastor Jerry Brooks
414-762-2010

• Monday, March 11 at 7 p.m.
First Assembly of God
1420 Berlin Street
Waupaca, WI 54981
Pastor Cliff Cameron
715-258-2705

• Tuesday, March 12 at 7 p.m.
Cornerstone Assembly
1350 Heritage Drive
New Richmond, WI  54017
Pastor Mike Channing
715-246-2284

• Wednesday, March 13 at 7 p.m.
Morningside Assembly of God
4310 Old Lakeport Rd.
Sioux City, IA  51106
Pastor Johnny Helton
712-276-4096

• Thursday, March 14 at 6:30 p.m.
Yankton Assembly
801 W. 25th Street
Yankton, SD  57078
Pastor Ray Lail
605-665-6362

• Friday, March 15 at 7 p.m.
River Hills Church
1101 5th Ave
South Sioux City, NE
Pastor Kevin Roach
402-494-1852

• Saturday, March 16 — Travel

• Sunday March 17 at 9:15 & 10:45 a.m.
First Assembly of God
1608 N. Oak Street
Rolla, MO  65401
Rev. Chuck Whitmire
573-364-1266

The Department of Music at Evangel University offers majors in music education, music performance, music business, recording technology and worship leadership. The department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and the Missouri Association of Departments & Schools of Music.

For more information, contact Dr. Dissmore at (417) 865-2815, ext. 7214.