Weinshenker performs with orchestra

Lisa A. Weinshenker, of Ashby, Mass., performed with the Bates College Orchestra in a diverse program featuring African- American music and the work of Franz Schubert.

The program included a solo by Weinshenker, “Concerto for Oboe and Strings,” by Ralph Vaughn-Williams.

In honor of the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Austrian composer Franz Schubert, the orchestra will conclude with Symphony #8, “The Unfinished.”

Weinshenker, a senior music major, is the daughter of Phillip and Roberta Weinshenker, of 339 South Road. A dean’s list student, Weinshenker was a member of the Representative Assembly and spent her junior year in Great Britain. She is a 1993 graduate of Lawrence Academy in Groton.

Located midway between the coast and mountains in south-central Maine, Bates is a 142-year-old undergraduate college of the liberal arts and sciences and is rated among the top 25 national liberal-arts colleges by U.S. News & World Report. Bates offers majors in 23 academic departments and six interdisciplinary programs, and encourages independent study, research in collaboration with faculty members and participating off-campus program Bates does not require standardized-test results for admission.

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