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UNH Twilight Concert Features Orchestra, African Drumming Ensemble, Jazz, Gospel on May 10

Release Date:
5/1/2013 12:00 AM

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WEST HAVEN, CONN. -- The University of New Haven’s music department will offer its seventh annual Twilight Concert on Friday, May 10, at 5 p.m.

The concert will feature the university’s orchestra, African drumming ensemble, gospel choir, concert band, jazz ensemble and The Harmonies, an a capella group. Faculty and students will also present solo and small-group performances.

The concert, 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. Concert-goers can bring food, drinks, blankets and chairs.

In the event of rain, the concert will begin at 7:30 in University Theater in Dodds Hall.

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 operates a satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy, and offers programs at several locations throughout Connecticut and in New Mexico and California. UNH provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities. The University 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 College of Lifelong & eLearning, 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.