FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Allison Benner, College Relations Associate – Media, 610-740-3790

CEDAR CREST COLLEGE ANNOUNCES FALL CHAMBER MUSIC PERFORMANCE BY DALÍ STRING QUARTET

Allentown, PA (October 26, 2005) – The Provost's Office and Performing Arts Department at Cedar Crest College are pleased to announce the Fall 2005 Chamber Music Series performance by the Dalí Quartet. The performance will be held on November 20, 2005 at 4:00 p.m. in the Harmon Hall of Peace at Cedar Crest College. Admission to the concert is free and open to the public.

The Dalí Quartet blends a unique mix of traditional string quartet repertoire with Latin American chamber music to create an extraordinary concert experience, which promises to take its listeners on an eclectic journey of rhythm and sound. The performance at Cedar Crest will feature pieces by Haydn, Beethoven, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Arcangel Castillo and Astor Piazzolla.

The only Latino string quartet based in Philadelphia, the Dalí Quartet holds a residency at the Community Conservatory of Music in Doylestown, PA and features the talents of Romulo Benavides (first violin), Carlos Rubio (second violin), Adriana Linares (viola), and Daniel Pereira (cello).

In the spirit of famed Spanish artist Salvador Dalí, the Dalí Quartet embraces imagination and excellence as central to their art form.

For more information, please contact the Performing Arts department at 610-606-4667.

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