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UNH Twilight Concert Features Orchestra, A Capella Group, Jazz, Gospel

Release Date:
4/27/2012 9:00 PM

April 27, 2012

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WST HAVEN, CONN. – The University of New Haven music department will offer its sixth annual Twilight Concert on Friday, May 4, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

The concert will feature the UNH Orchestra under the direction of Guillermo Mager and the UNH Concert Band, UNH Jazz Band, and the Jazz Combo all under the direction of Jason DeGroff.  Also performing will be the Harmonies, UNH's a capella group, the UNH Gospel Choir,  and guest UNH faculty and student performers.

The concert, which is free and open to the public, will take place on the Bixler-Botwinik Quad on the UNH Main Campus located at 300 Boston Post Road in West Haven.  In the event of rain, the concert will take place in Dodds Hall Theater. Concert-goes can bring food, drinks, blankets or chairs.

The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education. Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960. The University provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities. UNH enrolls approximately 6,400 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 4,600 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Tagliatela College of Engineering, and University College, UNH offers 75 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 50 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.