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Songleader Nick Page to Lead Vocal Workshop at Moravian College

Nick PageBethlehem, Pa., January 17, 2013—Songleader Nick Page will a vocal workshop for all ages at Moravian College on Saturday February 1, at 10:00 a.m. Page will be joined by students from Bethlehem Area School District Middle Schools and singers from The Bel Canto Children's Chorus.

Nick Page is a Boston-based composer, author, and conductor who his best known for his song leading. He travels throughout North America to lead "Power Sings" with people of all ages, in order to empower his participants with their vocal skills. Page holds an undergraduate degree in music education from Ithaca College and a master’s degree in Education from Lesley University. He has written various books about musical empowerment, and he has published over 25 choral works. He is a member of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) and former chair of the Eastern Division Committee on Multicultural and Ethnic Standards. For more information about Nick Page, visit: www.nickmusic.com/nickwordpress.

“The purpose behind the event is to promote physical and psychological wellness,” said Joy Hirokawa, assistant professor, music education, Moravian College. “It is proven that singing can actually boost physical and psychological wellness in children and adults. The workshop is meant to build communities through singing, and is a great event for everyone to attend. Power Sing with Nick! is meant to be a fun event in which all participants will be singing.”

Admission is $20 for the general public. Students will be admitted free with I.D. Participating in Power Sing! with Nick Page will cost an extra $5.Foy Concert Hall is 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. Visit the Web site at www.moravian.edu.