PR # 217 April 8, 2008
RVCC CHORALE TO PRESENT SPRING CONCERT
The Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) Chorale will present its Spring Concert Friday, May 9, at 8 p.m., in the Welpe Theatre at the College?s North Branch Campus.
The concert, titled ?Sea of Love,? features the romantic Neue Liebeslieder Walzer (?New Lovesong Waltzes?) of Johannes Brahms (1833-1897). The program also includes shape-note hymns, a group of Renaissance madrigals and three traditional folk ballads (?The Three Ravens,? ?The Dreams of Lovely Nancy? and ?I Love My Love?) arranged for the RVCC Chorale by conductor John Sichel. Soprano Heather Keith will be featured as a soloist in the folk ballads.
The following singers are performing with the Chorale: Rachel Coburn, Fallon Rivella, Tracy Neal and Vicky Lynne Morgan, sopranos; Anna Lau, Anna Nierenberg, Cathy Dayton, Ruth Dilley, Wen-ling Hsu and Jane Sausanavage, altos; Rob Kenney and Drew Nielsen, tenors; Estevan Higazi and John Sichel, basses. Drew Nielsen is piano accompanist.
Tickets purchased in advance of the concert cost $10, $5 for students and seniors. Tickets at the door cost $12, $7.50 for students and seniors. For information, call the Visual and Performing Arts Department at 908-218-8876. For tickets, call the Theater Box Office at 908-725-3420.
RVCC, located on Route 28 and Lamington Road in North Branch, NJ, and serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for close to 40 years, 90 associate degrees and certificates. In addition, customized training programs and non-credit courses are available for those seeking personal and professional development.
The College is committed to offering a quality and affordable education through effective teaching, liaisons with the community?s businesses and state-of-the-art technology. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu .