Contact:
Office of Marketing & Communications
Office: (417) 873-7228
Fax: (417) 873-7435
drury@drury.edu

Tradition continues, Peter and the Wolf at Drury

For Immediate Release: February 18

Contact:
Dr. Christopher Koch
Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Orchestra & Wind Symphony
Phone: (417) 873-7298
Email: ckoch@drury.edu

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Feb. 18, 2010 — Drury University presents the annual Peter and the Wolf concerts on Feb. 25 and 26 at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. daily in Weiser Gymnasium.

Sergei Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf has been a tradition at Drury University for nearly four decades. A combination of students from the Department of Music, the Department of Theatre and professional musicians from the Springfield area (including Drury faculty) perform music and acting for the production.

Around 4,000 third-graders from area schools annually come onto the Drury campus to enjoy the magic of music as they see this timeless classic acted out in front of their eyes by students from the Department of Theatre.

For additional information, please contact Dr. Christopher Koch at (417) 873-7298.

###

Drury is an independent University, church related, grounded in the liberal arts tradition and committed to personalized education in a community of scholars who value the arts of teaching and learning. Education at Drury seeks to cultivate spiritual sensibilities and imaginative faculties as well as ethical insight and critical thought; to foster the integration of theoretical and practical knowledge; and to liberate persons to participate responsibly in and contribute to a global community. For more information, visit www.drury.edu/strategicplan.

University Communications staff are available to news media 24 hours a day at (417) 839-2886. Visit the Office of University Communications online at http://news.drury.edu. Resources include a searchable Expert Guide, staff contacts and downloadable print-quality images and logos.