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Baroque Music and Dance at Moravian on September 23

Bethlehem, Pa., September 4, 2012—Moravian College music instructors and Baroque music specialists Robin Kani, flute and Linda Kistler, violin, joined by gamba and harpsichord players to offer an afternoon of early music on Sunday, September 23 at 4:00 p.m. in Peter Concert Hall. Dancers Kaspar Mainz and Dorothy Olsson will add to the period atmosphere of the afternoon by demonstrating various Baroque dances and then teaching them to willing audience members.

Dorothy Olsson is the director and a well-known teacher and choreographer of historical dance. Kaspar D. Mainz of Germany is renowned throughout Europe as a choreographer and teacher of character dance and period movement style. Dr. Olsson and Mr. Mainz have co-authored six books on historical dance.

General admissions is $15 or $10 for senior citizens and students with I.D. For more information, please visit the Moravian Music Department web page www.moravian.edu/music, or call 610-861-1650, or email: music@moravian.edu. Peter Hall is located on Moravian College’s Hurd Campus in historic downtown Bethlehem.

Moravian College encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. Anyone who anticipates needing any type of accommodation or who has questions about the physical access provided should contact Kathi Roman at katro@moravian.edu or 610 625-7880 at least one week prior to visiting Moravian.

Moravian College is a private, coeducational, selective liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Tracing its founding to 1742, it is recognized as America's sixth-oldest college. Moravian partners with students to build a strong foundation for their future. Visit the College’s Web site at www.moravian.edu.