Sinfonietta Orchestra to Feature Fine Arts Chair Dr. Joan Griffing

The Friends University Sinfonietta Orchestra, formally known as the Chamber Orchestra, will present its fall concert Thursday, Nov. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Sebits Auditorium, Riney Fine Arts Center.

The concert will feature the talented violinist Dr. Joan Griffing, Tim and Gail Buchanan Endowed Chair of the Division of Fine Arts at Friends University.

“We are so excited to have Dr. Joan Griffing join us for our first concert of the year. Her mastery on the violin is evident, and she brings so much to the Wichita community,” said Sinfonietta Director Kay Buskirk.

Tickets are free, and the concert is open to the public. Guests are invited to stay for the free reception following the concert.

For more information on this event or other Fine Arts events, please contact the Fine Arts Box Office at 316-295-5677 or

Friends University, a Christian University of Quaker heritage, equips students to honor God and serve others by integrating their intellectual, spiritual and professional lives.