Holiday Performance At BU Features Seasonal Music

For Immediate Release

November 30, 2005

BLOOMSBURG—The BU Chamber Singers and the University-Community Orchestra will present Poinsettia Pops, a concert of seasonal songs, as a part of Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s 2005-06 Celebrity Artist Series. The performance will be offered Friday, Dec. 2, at 7 p.m. in Haas Center for the Arts, Mitrani Hall.

The annual family-oriented program will include a carol sing-along. The concert is a free gift to the community from BU and Celebrity Artist Series sponsors, but tickets are required. For tickets or other information, call (570) 389-4409 or visit the Haas Center box office weekdays between noon and 4 p.m.

The BU Chamber Singers is a group of 16 students who sing a variety of music. The group performs for high schools, conventions, and television, radio and campus concerts. They have toured London, Scotland, Amsterdam, Paris, Brussels and Japan. The University-Community Orchestra is comprised of student and area musicians. Performances include annual fall and spring concerts, an educational concert for school children and the Columbia Mall Concert.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,000 students and offers 65 bachelor’s, 18 master’s and one doctoral degree.