DelVal presents the annual Holiday Concert on Sunday December 5th, 2010 at 3:00 p.m

Nov 22, 2010

The Delaware Valley College Chorale, String Ensemble, Concert Band, and Jazz Band will present their annual Holiday Concert on Sunday December 5th, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. in the College’s Moumgis Auditorium. The concert is open to the public and admission is free, and will feature an eclectic mix of holiday music, including sacred masterpieces, well-known carols, contemporary holiday favorites and lesser-known gems.

Under the direction of Dr. Marie Tavianini, the Delaware Valley College Chorale will perform Samual Barber’s classic Sure on this Shining Night, Greg Gilpin’s In the Silence of the Night, Eric Whitacre’s The Seal Lullaby and frank Loesser’s popular song, Baby it’s Cold Outside. Directed by Ms. Susan Ward, the Delaware Valley College String Ensemble will be joined by special guests Tom Lawton and Bill Schilling for their portion of the program which will include jazz arrangements of popular carols and classical works including excerpts from Vivaldi’s Gloria. They will be followed by the Delaware Valley College Jazz Band and the Delaware Valley College Concert Band under the direction of Dr. Jack Schmidt. The bands will perform holiday favorites as well as Alfred Reed’s monumental Russian Christmas Music.

The Delaware Valley College Concert Band, Jazz Band, Chorale and String Ensemble have been an important part of campus life for nearly 75 years. All four ensembles are composed of talented students as well as community members from central Bucks County. For more information about the concert call 215.489.2233. Delaware Valley College is located on Route 202, one mile south of Doylestown.

Located in Doylestown, Pa., in the heart of Bucks County, Delaware Valley College is a comprehensive four-year institution of higher learning with more than 1,700 men and women enrolled full time in more than 42 academic programs, ranging from business administration, computer and business information systems and secondary education to agricultural, biological and physical sciences. In addition, 600 students are enrolled on a part-time basis in DelVal’s Evening College, Weekend College and DelVal’s Graduate Programs, working to advance their careers.

Contact: Dr. Jack Schmidt