Laureate brings Penn State ensembles to Pennsylvania sites in 2010

December 09, 2009

Anthony Leach, 2009-2010 Penn State laureate, is scheduled to visit several locations with Penn State choral ensembles across Pennsylvania during the spring 2010 semester. Revisit this page for updated lists of performance dates and locations.

Essence of Joy is scheduled to perform in 2010 at the following venues:

Sunday, Jan. 10 -- First Presbyterian Church, 2 p.m., Hollidaysburg, Pa., and Ebensburg United Methodist Church, 7:30 p.m., Ebensburg, Pa.
Monday, Jan. 11 -- Hollidaysburg Junior High School, 10:15 a.m., Hollidaysburg, Pa., and Young Scholars of Central Pa. Charter School, 1:30 p.m., State College, Pa.
Friday, Jan. 15 -- Penn State Forum Luncheon: “M.L. King Holiday – A Choral Reflection,” 11:30 a.m., Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel (information about luncheon tickets is available here); and the 35th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Banquet, sponsored by the Penn State Forum on Black Affairs, 6:30 p.m., Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, University Park
Saturday, Jan. 16 -- Penn State Kwanzaa Celebration, 6 p.m., Heritage Hall, HUB-Robeson Center, University Park
Wednesday, Jan. 20 -- Penn State Martin Luther King Celebration, 6 p.m. (tickets required), Eisenhower Auditorium
Saturday, Jan. 23 -- Penn State Schuylkill, Choral Workshop and Concert, 1-4 p.m. (workshop reservations required) and 7:30 p.m. (concert tickets required), Schuylkill Haven, Pa.;
Sunday, Jan. 24 -- Penn State Schuylkill, Worship Service, 10 a.m., Schuylkill Haven, Pa.
Sunday, Jan. 31 -- Faith United Methodist Church, 10:45 a.m., 2 p.m. choral workshop, Bellefonte, Pa., and Zion Community Church, 6 p.m., Zion, Pa.

Friday, Feb. 5 -- The Village at Penn State, 2 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 27 -- Celebration of African American Music Festival, Pasquerilla Spiritual Center

Tuesday, March 2 -- The Grier School, Tyrone, Pa.
Friday, March 19-Sunday, March 21 -- Columbia High School, Maplewood, N.J.; Newark High School, Newark, N.J.; Metropolitan Baptist Church, Newark, N.J.
Tuesday, March 30 -- choral workshop and evening concert, Penn State Altoona, Altoona, Pa.

Sunday, April 11 -- University Park concert, 4 p.m., Esber Recital Hall, Music Building I
Wednesday, April 14 -- Penn State Employee Retirement Luncheon, The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel
Friday, April 23 -- Penn State Capital Campaign Kick-off Dinner, Bryce Jordan Center
Saturday, April 24 -- Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) Conference, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Saturday, May 8-Thursday, May 13 -- Post-semester Tour to Washington, D.C.; Baltimore and Pittsburgh

The Penn State University Choir performs March 24-25 at Indiana Area High School, Indiana, Pa.; First United Methodist Church and Franklin High School, Franklin, Pa.; and Eisenhower High School, Knox, Pa.

The Essence of Joy Alumni Singers are scheduled to perform a choral workshop and series of concerts Friday, May 21, through Sunday, May 23, in Mechanicsburg and Camp Hill, Pa. They will host a choral workshop for the Cumberland Valley School District and concert at Cumberland Valley High School, Mechanicsburg, and concerts at Mechanicsburg Presbyterian Church and Trinity Lutheran Church, Camp Hill.

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Last Updated April 27, 2010