University Communications

Fall Symphony Concert

Joseph Gehring, music director and conductor

Joseph Gehring, music director and conductor

The Immaculata Symphony held its fall concert on Saturday, November 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Alumnae Hall on the campus of Immaculata University.  The Immaculata Symphony is a university-community organization, with a long and outstanding tradition that goes back to the university’s founding in 1920. 

In continued celebration of Immaculata being named an All-Steinway School, the orchestra welcomed back Mr. Stephen Campitelli to perform the magnificent Piano Concerto in A minor by Robert Schumann on the new Model D Concert Grand piano. The Immaculata Symphony, conducted by Joseph Gehring, commemorated the bicentennial of the birth of Richard Wagner, performing a selection from his opera Götterdämmerung.  The concert ended with Randall Thompson’s exciting Symphony No. 2.

Gehring, music director and conductor for the Immaculata Symphony, Chester County Pops Orchestra, West Chester Band, and the Immaculata University Concert Band, is an active conductor, pianist, and educator.  He is a frequent guest conductor of various honor/festival bands and orchestras throughout Pennsylvania and Delaware. He recently earned a Master of Music Performance degree in orchestral conducting.

Immaculata University is a residential, Catholic, coeducational institution of higher education, located on the Main Line between Malvern and Exton, 20 miles west of Philadelphia.