Veolia Environmental Services Sponsors Debut Concert of the Oconomowoc Chamber Orchestra

05/27/10  • Waste

MILWAUKEE, May 27, 2010 – Veolia Environmental Services North America Corp. (VESNA) is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the Oconomowoc Chamber Orchestra’s (OCO) Debut Concert. The concert will be held July 10, 2010, at the Oconomowoc Arts Center.

“VESNA is honored to sponsor the Debut Concert of the Oconomowoc Chamber Orchestra and contribute to the growth of this special community,” said Roger Koehler, VP of Purchasing for VESNA. “The OCO provides an outstanding opportunity for local residents and businesses to come together to actively promote cultural growth in our area.”

This project enables the OCO to continue to bring Lake Country performance excellence and musical outreach. “We are grateful to Veolia for their support of the Oconomowoc Chamber Orchestra project and our community,” states OCO Music Director, Roberta Carpenter.

The Debut Concert will feature Rimma Sushanskaya, an internationally accomplished violin soloist, who will be playing the ‘Madrid’ Stradivarius violin that was once owned and played by Benjamin Franklin's wife. The Orchestra will also perform two premiere compositions written for Lake Country, and Beethoven's Fifth Symphony. Tickets are available at the Oconomowoc Arts Center Box Office, by calling 262-560-3172, or online at:

A Master Class will also be held with violinist Sushanskaya and a special edition of The Score Came Second... series (Music Appreciation) with guests of the Debut Concert. More information is available at The Oconomowoc Chamber Orchestra’s mission is to lead, enrich, and inspire the community with vital orchestral events of musical excellence.
Based in Chicago, Veolia Environmental Services North America Corp. is the leading provider of fully integrated waste, environmental and industrial cleaning solutions to residential, municipal, commercial and industrial customers across the US, Canada and the Caribbean. The company is part of the Veolia Environnement companies in North America, with 30,000 North American employees providing sustainable environmental solutions in water management, waste services, energy management, and passenger transportation.
The Veolia Environmental Services group is the largest waste services company in the world and the only global manager of liquid, solid, non-hazardous and hazardous waste; on-site waste processing; industrial cleaning and process maintenance; and recycling, recovery and disposal for both the public and private sectors. Its parent company, Veolia Environnement (NYSE: VE and Paris Euronext: VIE), is the worldwide reference in environmental services. With more than 313,000 employees in 74 countries, Veolia Environnement recorded annual revenues of almost $50 billion in 2009.
Denisse Ike, Veolia North America
Denise Graham, On Ideas