Gypsy Violist at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center

May 9, 2006

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Violist Christina D. Placilla will perform in Davis Memorial Chapel at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Thursday May 18 at 12:15 p.m. Admission is free.

Placilla is assistant professor of music at Winston-Salem State University and instructor of viola at the North Carolina School of the Arts Intensive Chamber Music Institute. Her program, titled Gypsy Violist, is part of the Arts Alive! performance series sponsored by the Wake Forest Baptist Committee on Visual and Performing Arts and the Hawthorne Hill Society. For information, contact Jim Steele, (336) 716-3487.


Media Contacts: Jim Steele,, Shannon Koontz,, or Karen Richardson,, at (336) 716-4587.

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center is an academic health system comprised of North Carolina Baptist Hospital and Wake Forest University Health Sciences, which operates the university’s School of Medicine. The system comprises 1,187 acute care, psychiatric, rehabilitation and long-term care beds and is consistently ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report.

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