Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

04/17/2012 -- CCAC hosts The Moses George Hogan/Glenn Edward Burleigh Choral Festival

PRESS RELEASE

For more information contact CCAC Public Relations

PITTSBURGH—The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) Allegheny Campus will host The Moses George Hogan/Glenn Edward Burleigh Choral Festival beginning with an opening concert Friday, April 20, at 7:00 p.m. in the Auditorium Lobby of the Foerster Student Service Center located on CCAC–Allegheny Campus, 808 Ridge Avenue, Pittsburgh (North Shore). Open to the public, this festival is the first of its kind to be hosted in North America. 

Choir groups from around the country will perform in the two-day festival, created to celebrate the works of African American composers Moses George Hogan and Glenn Edward Burleigh. In addition to choral performances, the festival will include panel discussions consisting of international and national conductors, music instructors and LaVonne Burleigh, sister of Glenn Edward Burleigh. The festival will conclude with a 7:00 p.m. concert on Saturday, April 21. 

Tickets to the two-day festival are available at the door for $20 per person; tickets for college/university students with a valid ID are $5. For more information, contact 412.237.4652.        

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About the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)
CCAC annually educates 33,000 credit students through 170 degree, certificate and transfer programs and offers non-credit and workforce development courses to 30,000 students. The learning-centered institution’s mission is to provide affordable access to quality education and offer a dynamic, diverse and supportive learning environment that prepares the region’s residents for academic, professional and personal success in our changing global society. CCAC’s quality programs enable students to transfer credits to 520 colleges and universities and support regional workforce needs with accessible instruction available day, evening, weekend and online in Allegheny County and beyond.