—The February 7 concert features the Volanti Flute Quartet and honors David A. Weadon —

Princeton, NJ, January 8, 2014–Princeton Theological Seminary celebrates “A Musical Odyssey: Music for Four Flutes from Around the World” on Friday, February 7 at 7:00 p.m. in Miller Chapel. The concert is free and open to the public. 

volanti flute quartetFlutists Jill Crawford, Ellen Fisher Deerberg, Katherine McClure, and Barbara Highton Williams will feature works by composers from Belgium, France, Norway, Slovenia, Brazil, South Africa, and others who have drawn inspiration from Tanzanian, Chinese, Indian, and Native American elements, in a program rich with contrasting characters, colors, harmonies, textures, and rhythms.

The Volanti Flute Quartet was formed in 2002 in Princeton, New Jersey. Crawford, Fisher Deerberg, McClure, and Highton Williams are colleagues on the faculty at Westminster Conservatory of Rider University. They have performed frequently throughout the greater Princeton area.

This concert is presented in memory of David A. Weadon, the late director of music and organist at Princeton Seminary, and is underwritten in part by the David Weadon Memorial Trust.

For more information, please call the Chapel Office at 609.497.7890.         

Princeton Theological Seminary, founded in 1812, is the first seminary established by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church. Its mission is to educate leaders for the church of Jesus Christ worldwide, and its more than 500 students and 11,000 graduates from all fifty states and many nations around the world serve Christ in churches, schools and universities, healthcare institutions, nonprofit agencies, initiatives for social justice, mission agencies, and the emerging ministries of the church in the twenty-first century.