TODAY INTERVIEW: Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra concert features Wis. composer

By: WEAU 13 News Staff Email
By: WEAU 13 News Staff Email

Mozart Lives!
November 17, 2012 - 7:30 p.m.
First Lutheran Church, 1005 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire WI
Ivar Lunde Jr., conductor

Ticket info:
Available at Festival Foods, Mega Foods East and West, and Neff's Piano Shop. Tickets are also sold at the door for each concert.
Single Concert Ticket Price: Adult $22.00, Senior $19.00 and Student $8.00

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 10; Jerry W. Edinger: Symphony No. 12; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Overture to Cosi fan Tutte, K. 588; Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky: Orchestra Suite No. 4, Opus 61 (Mozartiana)

More info:
The concert will highlight Mozart, Tchaikovsky as well as a northern Wisconsin composer who has never had any formal training.

Jerry Edinger is from Kennan, WI and is a construction worker. On the side, he is a classical composer with style similar to Mozart.

Edinger says he had a moment of realization at age 29 while at a Christmas party and he heard orchestral music by J.S. Bach. He went to the record store and bought an LP featuring Mozart. After listening, Edinger says the music spoke to him.

Now he has composed countless symphonies and his Symphony No. 12 will be performed by the ECCO.

To take a listen to Edinger's music head to

For more information on the Nov. 17th concert go to or call (715) 831-3331.

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