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Moravian to hold reception with opera star
Denyce Graves - March 20

(Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) - Opera star Denyce Graves will perform in concert on Wednesday, March 20 at 8:00 p.m. at Moravian College in Foy Concert Hall. Graves will also conduct a master class for Moravian College students on Thursday, March 21, at 11:30 a.m. In addition to the concert and master class, a celebration party will be held in Peter Hall after the concert.

At the celebration, invited guests will meet Miss Graves and enjoy the beauty of Moravian's Peter Hall. Light refreshments, champagne, and coffee will be served. Flowers will be provided by ELYSIAN FIELDS Specialty Florals.

Pamela P. Rokke is serving as the honorary chair of the Denyce Graves celebration committee. Members include Barbara Brautigam Caldwell '65, Susan S. Haering, Carol J. Salgado, Carol Dean Henn '68, Virginia B. Squair, Alice S. Mosebach, Jean T. Pratt, and Judith Fretz Thomas '58.

The celebration will be attended by members of the Moravian College Music Alliance, alumni and friends of the college. Among those attending will be Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Anderson, Dr. and Mrs. Jay H. Apfelbaum, Joan Miller Moran and W. J. Fenza, Llyena Boylan, Wes and Sue Davis, Herm and Claire Rij, Susan and Robert Gadomski, Ken and Barbara Smith, and Priscilla and Peter Wolle. In addition, Nora Cheatham, Oscar Cruz, Rebecca Dishon, and Evelyn Stewart, the Moravian music majors who will participate in the master class will attend.

The post-concert celebration party is open to invited guests only. The concert is part of Moravian College Music Alliance's Great Artists Series, which raises scholarship funds for music students at Moravian.