May 7, 2004
President of ULM to Conduct Monroe Symphony Orchestra
As a part of their season of guest conductors, the Monroe Symphony Orchestra is performing this Saturday, May 8th at 6 p.m. in Kiroli Park, in West Monroe. Several ULM professors are involved with the orchestra and for this weekend's event, ULM President James Cofer will be conducting the "Colonel Bogey March." Also on hand will be conductor Israel Getzov of Little Rock, Ark.
The ULM professors who are a part of the Monroe Symphony include: Dr. Chris Thompson, first violin section; Mark McCleary, principal cellist; Myron Turner, associate conductor, tuba, double bass; Marilyn Gibson, principal trumpet; David Gibson, principal bassoon; Dr. Sandra Lunte, principal flute; Victoria Valenzano, flute section; Larry Anderson, principal percussion, tympanist; Dr. Rebecca Dodson-Webster, principal horn; Dr. Robert Blaine, principal trombone; Darryl Wolgemuth, percussion; Dr. Mel Mobley, percussion; Coralie White, piano, keyboards.