WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - The Lycoming College Chamber Choir will present a free, public concert on Friday, March 30, at 8 p.m. in the College's Clarke Chapel.
Under the direction of Dr. Fred Thayer, professor of music, the choir will perform excerpts from Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas" with soprano Emily Wertz and "Requiem" by John Rutter. Featured instrumentalists will include Reuben Councill, flute; Linda Fountain, oboe; Andrew Rammon, cello; Donald Fisher, timpani; and Richard Lakey, piano.
Founded in 1812 and celebrating its bicentennial during the 2011-12 academic year, Lycoming College is a national liberal arts and sciences school dedicated to the undergraduate education of 1,400 students. It offers 35 academic majors and is recognized as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News & World Report. Located near the banks of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pa., Lycoming is one of the 50 oldest colleges in the nation.