SUNDAY: School of Music Showcases Student Talent with Concert Series
Performances conclude December 17 with the Madrigal Singers in a special engagement in Solebury
Bucks County Community College, an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music, showcases student talent in a series of concerts this fall, including a special performance by the Madrigal Singers.
Under the direction of Professor Rochelle Reed, the college's Madrigal Singers will join the Friends of Music Concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, December 17, at Trinity Episcopal Church, located at 6587 Upper York Rd., Solebury, Pa. The Madrigal Singers will accompany the Trinity Choir and a 16-piece orchestra in a performance of Handel’s Messiah, including Prof. Reed as a soprano soloist. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students, and can be purchased online at www.trinitysolebury.org.
The series also featured a Performance Class Recital on November 8, with recipients of Bucks County Community College music scholarships; Chamber Ensembles: Classical on November 16, under the direction of faculty members Len Pierro and Brendan Hartz; Chamber Ensembles: Jazz on November 21, under the direction of Professors Jeff Baumeister and Michael Hoffman; the Concert Choir, under the direction of Prof. Reed, joined by faculty member Mark Pultorak’s percussion ensemble on November 29; and the the Jazz Orchestra on December 7, under the direction of Professor Baumeister.
The concerts showcase the fine music education program available through Bucks County Community College's Arts Department, whose School of Music offers a two-year associate degree in music that transfers to top universities and colleges across the nation. The college is also an All-Steinway School. Classes are now forming for the spring semester. To learn more, call 215-968-8425 or visit www.bucks.edu/music.