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DelVal to host concert series

Credit: Delaware Valley University.

Feb 08, 2016

Members of the community are invited to enjoy an afternoon of beautiful choral music or, take in some jazz and contemporary music at Delaware Valley University this February. DelVal is pleased to announce a series of concerts, featuring student, community and professional musicians, that will be held on its main campus in Doylestown, Pennsylvania this February. The concerts are open to the public at no cost and guests do not need to register in advance.

Concert Schedule:

Romantic Period Choral Works, Sunday, Feb. 21, 3:00 p.m.
Delaware Valley University, Life Science Building auditorium

The Delaware Valley University Chorale will join forces with the Palisades Community Chorus and a professional orchestra to perform a special program of romantic period choral works. The program will include Felix Mendelssohn’s exquisite setting of “Psalm 42” as well as Antonin Dvorak’s thrilling “Te Deum.” Be inspired and delighted by the combined ensembles, containing approximately 100 voices and instruments.


Annual Winter Concert, Sunday, Feb. 28 at 3:00 p.m. 
Delaware Valley University, Life Science Building auditorium

The Delaware Valley University Symphonic Band and Jazz Band will present their annual Winter concert, featuring a mix of toe-tapping jazz and exciting contemporary works for winds and percussion. Included on the program will be works by Mark Camphouse, John Mackey, and Frank Ticheli, highlighted by Alfred Reed’s monumental “El Camino Real,” one of the classics of the contemporary band repertory. The DelVal Jazz Band will conclude the concert, performing a variety of big-band jazz styles including works by Charles Mingus, George Shearing, Wynton Marsalis and others. 

For more information, please contact Dr. Jack Schmidt at  215.489.2233 or jack.schmidt@delval.edu