Lincoln University will ring in the holiday season with
its annual Christmas Concert on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2001,
at 7:30 p.m. in the Mary Dod Brown Memorial Chapel. The
event, which is a shared presentation of the Music Department
and the Lectures and Recital Committee, is free and open
to the public.
The University's Concert Choir will perform under the
direction of Music Department Chair Dr. William B. Garcia.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Paula Tyler will
accompany them on the organ. In addition, a guest chamber
orchestra, comprised of musicians from the southern Chester
County area, will also perform.
Featured music includes choral works by composers Johann
Sebastian Bach, Rogie Clark, Marvin Curtis, Egil Howland
and David H. William.
For additional information, contact the Department of
Music at 610-932-8300, ext. 3555. Founded in 1854, Lincoln
University is a premier, Historically Black University
that combines the best elements of a liberal arts and
sciences-based undergraduate core curriculum and selected
graduate programs to meet the needs of students living
in a highly technological and global society.
Lincoln University is ranked first in Pennsylvania and
second in the nation in graduating African Americans with
baccalaureate degrees in the physical sciences. Lincoln
is also the only university in the Commonwealth and one
of but 20 universities nationwide where 40 percent or
more of its physics graduates are women. * * * *