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Seton Hill University Celebrates Musical History with Centennial Concert “Connecting the Generations” September 30

Seton Hill University will celebrate its musical history with a Centennial Concert – “Connecting the Generations” – on Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 2 p.m. in the Carol Reichgut Concert Hall of the Seton Hill University Performing Arts Center, 100 Harrison Avenue, Greensburg, Pa.

The concert will feature Seton Hill University music department performers and ensembles playing musical compositions composed and arranged by members of the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill, alumni, faculty, and current students. “Connecting the Generations” will pay tribute to the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill for their enduring support of the arts.

The concert will include performances by Westmoreland Symphonic Winds; Setonia, Women’s Chorale; Sinfonia at Seton Hill; Una Voce, Chamber Choir; Sarah Farrell, cellist; the Faculty Jazz Combo and the Commercial Music Ensemble. They will be performing works composed and arranged by Dr. James Colonna; Suzanne Rinas; Sister Cecilia Ward, SC; Sister Mary Schmidt, SC; Maria Long; Sister Frances Clare Evans, SC; Luke Mayernik; Dr. Mark A. Boyle; Elyse Saraceni; Stephen Harvey; and Kathleen Campbell.

Held during Homecoming Weekend of Seton Hill’s Centennial year, “Connecting the Generations” recognizes Seton Hill’s history of music education. While Seton Hill College was chartered in 1918, predecessor institutions included a Conservatory of Music and a Conservatory of Art. Seton Hill’s first two bachelor degree recipients were music majors.

Tickets are $10 with a $5 student rate. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the box office online, call 724-552-2929 or email boxoffice@setonhill.edu. Proceeds from the event will support music students through the Centennial Campaign for Student Scholarships.

If you are a member of the media and would like more information, contact Director of Media Relations Jennifer Reeger at jreeger@setonhill.edu, (724) 830-1069 (office) or (724) 433-9613 (cell). If you are not a member of the media, contact us here.