International Song and DanceBy Logan Carpenter | October 11th, 2012 | Category: Arts and Entertainment | No Comments »
Intercultural song and dance will be celebrated during international week with two events in the Fine Arts Center Auditorium.
The Glenville State College Music Department will hold Music Fest 2012 on Tuesday, October 16 at 7 p.m. Ensembles participating are the Jazz Band, Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, Brass Ensemble, Trumpet Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Woodwind Ensemble, Bluegrass Band, Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble, GSC Drum Line and GSC “Wall of Sound” Marching Band. Professor Lloyd Bone stated, “There will be something for everyone at the concert. Those who prefer jazz over percussion as well as those who enjoy vocal over instrumental will be able to enjoy it.” Admissions for the concert is $10 for the public, $5 for public school students and GSC Staff and Faculty members, and free for GSC students who provide a valid student ID. All procedes will go to the Bertha Olsen Music Scholarship program. For more information about the concert, you can contact Bone in his office at the Fine Arts building.
A dance event on Wednesday, October 17 will be performed by the Piscataway Indian Nation Singers and Dancers. This group is known for giving workshops and performances to educate the public on Native American culture. They have contributed to programming on both the History and Discovery Channels. Their performance of dance, song, and drumming will be held at 7 p.m.