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Monday, April 13, 2015

May 2 Chorale Concert Pays Tribute to Copland, Bernstein

Aaron CoplandLeonard BernsteinSALISBURY, MD---The Salisbury Chorale and University Chorale, directed by Dr. Folger, SU Department of Music Chair, pay tribute to 20th-century composers Aaron Copland and Leonard Bernstein during the chorales’ annual Spring Concert.

Scheduled 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 2, in Holloway Hall Auditorium, the concert commemorates the 25th anniversary of the composers’ deaths in 1990. The performance is part of SU’s annual Spring Music Festival, “From Havana to Harlem to Hollywood: A Tribute to Music of the Americas.”

Music includes selections from Copland’s The Tender Land and Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms. The concert features SU Opera Workshop director John Wesley Wright, trombonist and Salisbury Pops director Lee Knier, musicians from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and Salisbury Symphony Orchestra at SU (SSO), and SSO director Jeff Schoyen and concert master Sachi Murasugi.

Sponsored by the Department of Music, admission is $10, $8 for seniors and SU faculty and staff, $5 for non-SU students and children 12 and under. SU students with ID receive one ticket free.

For more information call 410-543-6385 or visit the SU website at

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