Academics

Chamber Strings to perform concert on Mother's Day

Free event features a mother-daughter collaboration

MILWAUKEE  If you are looking for a Mother's Day treat, come to a special concert on Sunday, May 8 with the Chamber Strings of Wisconsin Lutheran College, conducted by Jerome Franke.

The 4:30 p.m. performance will highlight the mother-daughter collaboration of Samantha George (associate professor of violin at Lawrence University) and Patricia George (internationally known flute pedagogue and consulting editor of Flute Talk Magazine). Dr. Juanita Becker, associate professor of music at Wisconsin Lutheran College, will perform as well.

The hour-long concert in the Schwan Concert Hall is free and open to the public. It showcases Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, Corelli's Concerto Grosso No. 1, and a suite of English folk songs by American composer Thom Ritter George.

The Schwan Concert Hall is located in the college's Center for Arts and Performance, 8815 W. Wisconsin Avenue.

Wisconsin Lutheran College is an independent Christian college in Milwaukee that is recognized for its academic excellence and Christian leadership tenets.