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Pitt-Johnstown Music Department to Present Spring Concert April 13

Pitt-Johnstown Music Department to Present Spring Concert April 13

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     The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown Music Department will present its Annual Spring Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 13 at the Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center.

     The concert, which is free of charge and open to the public, will feature performances by the UPJ Women’s Chorus, the UPJ Concert Choir and the UPJ Concert Band. 

     The Women’s Chorus is performing “Duet” from “Cantata 15” written by J.S. Bach, a piece from Mendelssohn’s “Oratorio Elijah” called “Lift Thine Eyes” and the title song from the movie "Blues in the Night."
     The Concert Choir is performing a Nigerian folk song “E Oru O,” a Hebrew piece called “Ani Ma’Amin,” and the spiritual “Let Me Fly.”

     The Concert Band will perform two standard marches, “Hosts of Freedom” and “Foot Lifters.”  Other feature numbers include Broadway selections from the “Phantom of the Opera,” and a medley of Bircusse and Newley on Broadway.

     Jeffrey L. Webb directs the choirs and Michael L. Bodolosky is directing the band.

     The Concert Band will accept donations to assist the Cambria County Humane Society.

     Founded in 1927, UPJ is the first and largest regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh.  A vital knowledge center and a foremost contributor to the area’s educational, social, cultural, and economic environment, UPJ offers a high quality educational experience that is purposefully designed to prepare students for the real world of the 21st century.

Posted by Sernell, Jeff on 4/9/2008 9:00:00 AM