BU to offer holiday concert

BU to offer holiday concert

For immediate release: Nov. 26, 2007

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s annual gift to the community, the Poinsettia Pops Concert, will be held Friday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m. in Haas Center for the Arts, Mitrani Hall. Admission is free to the program which will feature holiday classics performed by the Bloomsburg University-Community Orchestra and the BU Chamber Singers and a carol sing-along. Poinsettia Pops is presented as part of BU’s 2007-08 Celebrity Artist Series.

Mark Jelinek, professor of music at BU, conducts the Bloomsburg University-Community Orchestra, and Wendy Miller, also a music professor, directs the Chamber Singers.
Other programs in the Celebrity Artist Series’ 22nd season are listed below. All will be presented in
Haas Center for the Arts, Mitrani Hall.

  • Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2008, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults.
  • Paul Taylor Dance Company, Saturday, April 5, 2008, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults.
  • “Evita,” Sunday, April 13, 2008, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults.
  • BU Jazz Festival, featuring Bobby Zankel & The Warriors of Wonderful Sound, Friday, April 25, 2008, at noon. Tickets are $5 for adults.

For information on the Celebrity Artist Series lineup or for tickets, contact the Haas Center Box Office at (570) 389-4409 or http://orgs.bloomu.edu/arts/box_office.htm.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Professional Studies, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.

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