ArtsLink is pleased to announce the next performance of the WSO on
the GO series, featuring the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra percussion
ensemble. The performance will be held Thursday, April 5th at 7:30
pm at the Lincoln Theater in New Martinsville, WV. This concert is
free and open to the public.
The WSO on the GO ensemble features musicians Andrew Ferdig, Brad
Bailey, Alex Mendoza and is led by WSO musician, Eliseo Rael. Mr.
Rael has forged a dynamic career of creative collaboration as a
chamber musician, soloist, and teacher. His marimba playing has
been described as “beautiful” by the Pittsburgh Tribune Review, and
he has been lauded as “talented” by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. In
addition to his work as a chamber musician, he has also performed
with many orchestras including the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra,
The West Virginia Symphony, and UBS Verbier Festival Orchestra in
The concert will include the virtuosic show stopper "Stubernic" by
Mark Ford, the beautiful chorale "Lux Aurumque" by Eric Whitacre,
and Alex Stopa's character pieces "Three Scenes from the Desert".
It will also feature selected works by Prokofiev, Khachaturian, and
are beyond excited to perform at the historic Lincoln Theater in
New Martinsville with this incredible percussion ensemble,
featuring some of the most dynamic and captivating musicians in the
area,” said Bryan Braunlich, Marketing Director of the WSO. “We
were also so fortunate enough to partner with our friends at
ArtsLink to help make this concert possible. This percussion
ensemble will move you. We want everyone to come out and have a
great time, experiencing this eclectic and exciting evening of
In 2016, WSO on the GO was established to increase the visibility
of and gain new audiences for Wheeling Symphony concerts with
ensemble performances in interesting locations throughout our
region. Through this program, the Wheeling Symphony has been able
to showcase the versatility of the talented musicians in the
orchestra to our friends and neighbors throughout the Ohio Valley.
Because of the generous support of our sponsors and donors, this
year, all concerts will be free to the public to entice and
encourage new audiences to become long-time supporters.
More information is available at email@example.com or by
calling 304-455-2278. Funding for this program made possible with
assistance from West Virginia Northern Community College, WETZ/WYMJ
Radio, EQT Foundation, Ohio Valley Online, and the Dominion
Foundation. ArtsLink is committed to providing universal
accessibility wherever possible. Persons with special needs may
contact us at 304-455-2278 to request assistance.