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Moravian Music Festival to be Held July 14 to 20

Bethlehem, Pa., July 12, 2013 —Moravian College and Central Moravian Church will host The Moravian Music Festival, a week filled with music, laughter, fellowship, study, and opportunities for worship and spiritual growth. The festival is composed of a series of evening performances on consecutive evenings from Sunday, July 14 to Saturday, 20. Sponsored by the Moravian Music Foundation, the festival includes special activities for children and youth and adults.

The website www.moravianmusicfestival.org describes the event as the premiere venue for introducing newly-edited music from the archival collections; the only gathering designed specifically for both amateur and professional musicians in the Moravian Church. It is open to all, regardless of age, gender, or home town, denominational affiliation or level of musical training.

Festival Services & Concerts: in the sanctuary of Central Moravian Church except as noted: 

  • Sunday, July 14, 2013, 7:30 p.m. Festival Opening Lovefeast 
  • Monday, July 15, 2013, 7:30 p.m. Organ recital: Rebecca Kleintop Owens 
  • Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 7:30 p.m. Tim Zimmerman and the King’s Brass
  • Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 7:30 p.m. Moravian Anthem Sing
  • Thursday, July 18, 2013, 7:30 p.m. Festival Band Concert (Foy Hall, Moravian College Music Department) 
  • Friday, July 19, 2013, 7:30 p.m. Festival Choir and Orchestra Concert 
  • Saturday, July 20, 2013, 10:00 a.m. Closing Singstunde and Concert, featuring the Festival Trombone Choir, Handbell Choir, and Chamber Ensembles

For information on the festival contact Rebecca Kleintop Owens, c/o Central Moravian Church, 73 W. Church Street Bethlehem, PA 18018, (610) 866-5661 x206 or vist www.moravianmusicfestival.org.

Moravian College encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Bill Bauman of the Music Department at (610) 861-1650 or email at music@moravian.edu.

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.