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An Array of Musical Performances at Moravian College this Weekend

The Choir, Moravian College Community Orchestra, and Ensembles to perform

Double Bass and Percussion EnsembleBethlehem, Pa., November 14, 2013—Moravian College will present an array of performances over the next four days. "Everything But Candles" Moravian College Christmas Vespers Preview will be held on Friday, November 15. Krysti Nappi ’13 and the Flute Ensemble will perform on Saturday, November 16. "Hey, Olde Friend" the Delta Omicron Musicale, and a concert featuring the Moravian College Community Orchestra are both on Sunday, November 17. The Moravian College Double Bass and Percussion Ensembles will perform on Monday, November 18.

  • "Everything But Candles" is the Moravian College Christmas Vespers preview concert on Friday, November 15, 2013. All of the music is presented (College Choir, Women's Chorus, Brass Ensemble, plus other music ensembles) - appropriate hymns are sung, and the charming Morning Star, led by a youthful soloist, is presented. Catch the holiday spirit early in Foy Concert Hall. The musical prelude begins at 7:00 p.m. and the concert begins at 7:30. Admission is by donation. 
  • The Student Recital and Student Ensemble performance features flautist Krysti Nappi ’13, who offers her senior recital featuring Bach's Sonata in Ba minor and Clarke's Orange Dawn. She will join the Flute Ensemble, directed by Robin Kani, for music especially arranged for their instruments. The concert will be held in Peter Hall on Saturday, November 16, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free of charge. 
  • "Hey, Olde Friends", will be hosted by Moravian's Gamma Pi chapter of the international music honors fraternity, Delta Omicron on Sunday, November 17 at 4:00 p.m. Current and former members are invited to an afternoon of music and delight all in the stained glass splendor of Peter Hall. A reception will follow the event. Admission is $5. 
  • On Sunday, November 17, at 7:00 p.m., the Moravian College Community Orchestra will perform with Instrumental Concerto Competition winners Krysti Nappi ’13, flute, in Liebermanns' Concerto for Flute and Orchestra, and Nicole Baldelli ’13, saxophone, in Glazunov's Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Strings. Maestro Spieth has programmed Mussorgsky's Night on Bald Mountain, Dvorak's Slavonic Dances, and Hindemith's Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes by Carl Maria von Weber to complete the evening. The concert will be held in Foy Hall. General admission is $10, and $5 for students and seniors.
  • The Moravian College Double Bass and Percussion Ensemble, directed by Paul Rostock and Steven Mathiesen, will perform on Monday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m., in Foy Hall. Admission is $5.

Foy Concert Hall and Peter Hall are located on Moravian College’s Priscilla Payne 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 accommodation or who has questions about the physical access provided should 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 website at www.moravian.edu.