BU ensembles perform tunes of the fall

For immediate release: Oct. 4, 2011

BLOOMSBURG — The fall festival of Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s choirs will feature three groups: Women’s Choral Ensemble, Husky Singers and Concert Choir. The concert on Sunday Oct. 16, at 2:30 p.m. in Carver Hall, Kenneth S. Gross Auditorium is free and open to the public.

The program includes “Amavolovolo” by Rudolf de Beer, a traditional Zulu dowry song; “The Storm is Passing Over,” an American gospel by Charles Albert Tindley; and works by composers Gregg Smith and Heinrich Schutz. Conducting are junior music/music education majors Janelle Dowkus of Paxinos and Elizabeth Dorkoski of Elysburg.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 9,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.