PSU Hosts All New England Choral Festival Nov. 2

October 19th, 2006 by Adam

Contact: Betsy Cheney, Public Relations Office, (603) 535-2276.

“Music by PSU Composers” is the theme for the 2006 All New England Choral Festival November 2 at Plymouth State University.

Two hundred fifty high school music students from 50 New England high schools spend the day with the PSU Chorale and Chamber Singers, directed by Dr. Dan Perkins, at the Silver Center for the Arts, culminating in a 7 p.m. performance.

The program will include music by emeritus and current faculty members and two students. Faculty are Professors Jonathan Santore, Robert Swift and Professor Emeritus Millard Thomson. The students, who are winners of the PSU composition competition, are senior music majors Dan Formidoni of Claremont and Ryan McConagle of Merrimack.

Tickets are $12–$10 for adults; $10–$8 for seniors and $7–$6 for youth at the Silver Center Box Office, (603) 535-ARTS.

For concert information contact: Dan Perkins, (603) 535-2367.

Plymouth State University (PSU) is a regional comprehensive university offering a rich, student-focused learning environment for both undergraduate and graduate students. PSU offers 42 majors and 62 minors in programs that include education, business, humanities, arts, and natural and social sciences. The College of Graduate Studies offers coursework that promotes research, best practices and reflection in locations on- and off-campus as well as online. For non-traditional students, PSU’s Frost School of Continuing and Professional Studies offers working professionals opportunities to pursue an undergraduate degree by attending classes in the evenings, weekends and online. Located in a beautiful New England setting, Plymouth State University has been recognized as one of the “Best in the Northeast” by The Princeton Review.