West Virginia University at Parkersburg
Philadelphia Brass to be featured Oct. 31 in Distinguished
Performance Series concert.
CONTACT: H.G. Young III, series coordinator, 304-424-8248.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Philadelphia Brass will "toot its horns" in concert Friday, Oct. 31, at West Virginia University at Parkersburg.
The 8 p.m. program will be held in the multi-purpose room and is part of the college's Distinguished Performance Series.
The brass quintet performs music of all periods and styles, and has been praised for its diversity of repertoire, technical virtuosity, and superb musicality. The ensemble has toured extensively in the eastern, southern, and mid-western United States and abroad. Dedicated to educating its audiences about the joys of chamber music, the quintet has conducted numerous educational programs, including residencies at Villanova University, Elizabethtown College, Lehigh University, and Musikfest of Bethlehem, PA. The Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Cure Autism Now, and Habitat for Humanity have received the support of Philadelphia Brass benefit performances.
WVU Parkersburg's College Chorale will join the Philadelphia Brass in concert.
Tickets for the concert are available in the college business office or at the door one hour prior to showtime. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. WVU at Parkersburg students may purchase special advance tickets for themselves and one guest for $2 each. Tickets for WVU at Parkersburg Faculty/Staff are $5 in advance. All tickets at the door are regular price. There are no reserved seats.
Remaining DP series programs include The Acting Company performing Shakespeare's "Richard III," Feb. 15, 2004; and Masters of Mexican Music, March 20, 2004.
The DP Series is presented with financial assistance from the West Virginia Division of Culture and History and National Endowment for the Arts with approval by the West Virginia Commission on the Arts, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, University System Board of Trustees Social Justice program, WVU at Parkersburg Academic Affairs budget, and student activity fee.
Additional ticket information is available by contacting the college’s Business Office, 424-8223.
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