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Sunday, November 15, 5 PM concert is first concert in 2009-2010 Stained Glass Series of free community performances


Dayton, Ohio (October 20, 2008) Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra members and Music Director Neal Gittleman travel to Canaan Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday, November 15 at 5 pm for a free DPO concert with the Canaan Missionary Baptist Church Choir.

Neal Gittleman will conduct the program, which includes three movements from Mozart's Symphony No. 40, the Violin Concerto, Op. 5, No. 2 by Chevalier de St. Georges, featuring DPO Concertmaster Jessica Hung, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s Novelette, Op. 52, Richard Smallwood's Total Praise (arranged by Neal Gittleman, performed together with the Canaan Missionary Baptist Church Choir).

A reception will follow.

Canaan Missionary Baptist Church is located at 5191 Hoover Avenue (Keith A. Byars Sr. Way), Dayton, OH 45427. Admission is free, but on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call (937) 268-6643. Dr. Joseph L. Coleman, Sr., is the church Pastor.

The Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra (DPO) 2008-2009 Stained Glass Series is a series of free community concerts, with the support of Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, Tabernacle Baptist Church, and Omega Baptist Church. All Stained Glass Concerts are FREE. No tickets required. Generous seating is available.

Stained Glass Series attendees can purchase tickets at each of the concerts to hear a specific Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra concert at the Schuster Center for only $6.00 each. Each ticket is also an RTA bus ticket for that evening. Tickets are on sale at each Stained Glass Concert, or in the individual church offices.

For photographs of Neal Gittleman or any of the various series’ guest artists, go to:

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About the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra

The Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra is the largest and oldest performing arts organization in the community. Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra performances are made possible in part by Montgomery County and Culture Works, the single largest source of community funds for the arts and culture in the Miami Valley. Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra receives partial funding from the National Endowment for the Arts and from the Ohio Arts Council, a state agency created to foster and encourage the development of the arts and to preserve Ohio's cultural heritage. Funding from the Ohio Arts Council is an investment of state tax dollars that promotes economic growth, educational excellence, and cultural enrichment for all Ohio residents.

Performance Place at the Schuster Center~109 North Main Street, Suite 200~Dayton, Ohio 45402
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