Hartwick College Choir to Celebrate International Experience

November 4, 2011

The Hartwick College Choir will celebrate the College's commitment to international students and study abroad programs with a special concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 12 in the Anderson Center for the Arts Theatre. The concert is free, and the public is invited to attend.

Hartwick College was recently ranked second in the nation for percentage of students who study abroad, thanks in large part to its innovative January Term, and Assistant Professor of Music Jason Curley took notice.

"Given Hartwick's commitment to the values of international study, it's high time we mark that record by celebrating in song," Curley said.

The Hartwick College Choir is the largest musical ensemble on campus, comprising some 65 students, both male and female. The Choir will be accompanied by student chamber ensembles - the Flute Choir, Brass Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, and Guitar Ensemble - which feature both music majors and non-majors.

For this special concert, songs are planned from around the globe, including France, South Africa, China, Peru, Tanzania, the United States, Madagascar, Jamaica and more, Curley said. Former and current January Term directors and students will participate in the concert, having arranged photographic slideshows of their travels around the world.

The concert is presented by the Hartwick College Department of Music. For more information, call 607-431-4800.

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Hartwick College is a private liberal arts and sciences college of 1,500 students, located in Oneonta, NY, in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains. Hartwick's expansive curriculum emphasizes a uniquely experiential approach to the liberal arts. Through personalized teaching, collaborative research, a unique January Term, a wide range of internships, and vast study-abroad opportunities, Hartwick ensures that students are prepared for the world ahead. A Three-Year Bachelor's Degree Program and strong financial aid and scholarship offerings keep a Hartwick education affordable

Contact: Christopher Lott
Phone: 607-431-4030