Classical Concert on Campus

Classical Concert on Campus

Published: Thursday, September 28, 2017

The Benedictine College Music Department and the Kremmeter Series are co-sponsoring a concert on Monday, October 2, at 7:00 p.m. in O’Malley-McAllister Auditorium on the Benedictine College campus. Musicians of NAVO will present a concert featuring music for strings in various combinations of duos and trios. Violinists Véronique Mathieu and Mandy Wang, violist Shah Sadikov, and cellist Sunnat Ibragimov will share the stage to perform works by Bach, Beethoven, Dvorak, Handel, Leclair, and Paganini. The concert is free and open to the public.

Founded by conductor/violist Shah Sadikov and violinist Véronique Mathieu, NAVO is a not-for-profit arts organization comprised of internationally recognized artists in the fields of music, dance, drama, visual arts, creative writing and technology. NAVO’s mission is to create unique programs that challenge, entertain and enrich the lives of communities in the Midwest. By establishing strong roots in Kansas, NAVO is committed to building new audiences and providing exceptional programming.

With innovative combinations of arts and technology, NAVO offers educational projects in schools and provides collaboration opportunities for arts students. NAVO also believes in the importance of promoting and mentoring emerging artists, and regularly invites exceptional young talents to join projects. NAVO’s mission is to establish and foster world-class level of performances in the Midwest region by bringing together artists from the area with those who have performed around the globe. NAVO is a new way of thinking about the arts. (

Founded in 1858, Benedictine College is a Catholic, Benedictine, residential, liberal arts college located on the bluffs above the Missouri River in Atchison, Kansas. The school is proud to have been named one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report, one of the top Catholic colleges in the nation by First Things magazine and the Newman Guide, and an All-Steinway School.  It prides itself on outstanding academics, extraordinary faith life, strong athletic programs, and an exceptional sense of community and belonging.  It has a mission to educate men and women within a community of faith and scholarship.