WSO on the Go Partners with Woman of Impact Nominee to benefit the American Heart Association

Wheeling Symphony Orchestra (WSO) announces that WSO on the GO has teamed up with Jill Kloss Spangler, Certified Yoga Instructor, to present an evening of restorative yoga instruction accompanied by harpist Nuiko Wadden on Monday, August 16, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. at the Heritage Port.  All ages and levels of experience are invited to take part.  Participants should bring a mat or towel and water.  The event is free and open to the public but donations to benefit the American Heart Association are encouraged.

Jill Spangler
Jill Spangler

“The WSO has been interested in connecting with the yoga community,” says Betsy Delk, the WSO’s Director of Advancement. “When Jill Spangler reached out about an opportunity to combine yoga and music to benefit the American Heart Association, it was easy to say ‘yes.’ All yogis and music lovers are invited to join us for a relaxing evening on the waterfront.”

Jill Spangler is one of the American Heart Association’s Ohio Valley Woman of Impact Nominees. She and the other nominees are generating awareness of and donations for the American Heart Association.  Jill is the Director of Nutrition and Diabetes Education at WVU Medicine Reynolds and is a certified fitness and yoga instructor.  She has devoted her life to encouraging and assisting Ohio Valley residents to live happier, healthier lives.

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Nuiko Wadden frequently performs with the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra. She is the principal harpist of Pittsburgh Opera and Ballet Orchestras as well as the Des Moines Metro Opera. She is also a member of both the janus trio, based out of Brooklyn, and the International Contemporary Ensemble.  Nuiko has been a prizewinner in numerous competitions, recognized in the Minnesota Orchestra (WAMSO), Ann Adams, ASTA, and American Harp Society competitions. As a soloist she has appeared with the Skokie Valley Symphony, the Chicago Metropolitan Symphony, Oberlin Orchestra, and Shepherd School Chamber Orchestra.

Nuiko Wadden
Nuiko Wadden

Because of the generous support of our sponsors and donors, including title sponsor McKinley Carter Wealth Services, all WSO on the GO concerts will be free to the public to entice and encourage new audiences to become long-time supporters. More information is available at


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