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Wartburg Community Symphony
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Currently lead by Music Director and Conductor, Carl Johnson, the Des Moines Community Orchestra was founded by Dr. Janice Wade in 1976, gathering together interested area musician acquaintances.
Janice Wade continued as Music Director and Conductor of the orchestra from 1976 through 1987.
She then took a teaching position at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa, where she remains today as an Associate Professor of Music, teaching violin and viola.
She also is Music Director and Conductor of the Wartburg Community Symphony.
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Application Procedure: Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts for all college/university degrees, and contact information for three references to Dr. Janice Wade, Chair, Music Department at Wartburg College, 100 Wartburg Blvd., Waverly, IA 50677-0903 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.Fax 319/352-8501; office phone 319/352-8370.For further information about Wartburg College, see www.wartburg.edu.
Wartburg recital to feature Waverly native, opera star
WAVERLY, Iowa - Internationally acclaimed pianist Kristi Becker, formerly of Waverly, and world-renowned opera star Simon Estes will appear with violinist Janice Wade of the Wartburg music dpeartment in recital at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21.
will perform the "Adagio" from Johann S. Bach's "Sonata in g minor."
is in her
16th year as music director and conductor of the Wartburg Community Symphony
.She holds bachelor's and master's degrees from Drake University in Des Moines and earned a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in violin performance form the University of Iowa.Before joining the Wartburg faculty, she founded the Des Moines Community Orchestra and served as its conductor for 11 years.
In addition, Wade
has performed in the show orchestras for many popular entertainers.This year, she
and the Wartburg Community Symphony
mark the organization's 50th season.
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Dr. Janice Wade Dr. Janice Wade
is in her
19th season as music director and conductor of the Wartburg Community Symphony
.She is professor of music, violin and viola, and chair of the music department at Wartburg College.She holds Bachelor of Music Education and Master of Music Education degrees from Drake University and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in violin performance from the University of Iowa. Before joining the Wartburg College faculty, Wade founded and was conductor of the Des Moines Community Orchestra for 11 years.Violinist as well as conductor, she was principal second violinist of the Des Moines Symphony, served as chair of the orchestra committee, and was on the board of Des Moines Musicians Local 75.For eight years, Wade was editor of the Private Teachers Forum in the national journal of the American String Teachers Association.
While in Des Moines, she
founded and conducted the Jugendorchester for middle school students and the Des Moines Junior High Youth Orchestra.
In 1990, Maestro Wade was chosen as one of 10 conductors nationally to participate in the Dartmouth Conducting Institute at Dartmouth College
.In 1986, Leonard Slatkin, conductor of the St. Louis Symphony, chose Wade and three other conductors to work with him at the Minnesota Orchestra's Sommerfest Workshop.
...Wade has served four consecutive terms on the music panel of the Iowa Arts Council and is past president of the Iowa String Teachers Association.
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Recital with Violinist Janice Wade