Lehman College Choruses Accepting New Members

August 16, 2012 | Lehman College

BRONX, N.Y.—Two Lehman College choruses are now accepting new members for the fall semester. The first rehearsal for the Lehman College Chorus, which meets on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5 p.m. will be held on Monday, August 27. The Lehman College Community Chorus, which meets on Tuesday evenings from 7-9:30 p.m., will begin rehearsals on Tuesday, August 28.

Community members may join either chorus. There is no course fee required to participate unless college credit is desired. Previous choral experience and note reading ability are recommended.

Each chorus will prepare Mozart’s Vespers K 339, Ave Verum and Regina Coeli K 276. In addition, the choruses will perform shorter works by Mendelssohn, Handel and Dawson, as well as multicultural selections for a joint concert with the Lehman College Symphony Orchestra on Sunday, December 2, at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts.

Both choruses rehearse in Room 330 of the Music Building on the Lehman campus, located at Bedford Park Boulevard West and Goulden Avenue in the northwest Bronx. For more information, call the choral director, Prof. Diana Mittler-Battipaglia at 718-960-7795.

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Media Contact: Yeara Milton/ 718-960-7963/ yeara.milton@lehman.cuny.edu