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21 February 2018

Celebrate Bernstein’s 100th Birthday, Fall Dean’s List Announced and More

Current news from HACC, Feb. 21, 2018
 


HARRISBURG, Pa. – HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, shares recent news, including:

  • Celebrate Bernstein’s 100th Birthday with Live at Rose Lehrman
  • HACC Announces Fall 2017 Dean’s List
  • HACC Extends Invitation to Learn on Community Education Day

Celebrate Bernstein’s 100th Birthday with Live at Rose Lehrman

HARRISBURG, Pa. – In a world full of division, Leonard Bernstein, composer, conductor, educator and humanitarian, sought peace and celebrated beauty. Bernstein used the stories and inspiration of music to connect diverse individuals on a basic human level.

“This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before.” – Leonard Bernstein

To celebrate Bernstein’s 100 years and his musical inspiration, Live at Rose Lehrman will join with Curtis on Tour in “A Celebration of Leonard Bernstein” March 15, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. on the Harrisburg Campus of HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College.

Patrons are invited to join a pre-show discussion of Bernstein’s work at 6:30 p.m. in the Studio Theatre of the Rose Lehrman Arts Center.

Bernstein, a 1941 Curtis Institute of Music graduate, will have his works – classical to Broadway – showcased with those of Aaron Copland and George Gershwin and performed by Curtis on Tour alumni and musicians.
 
Curtis on Tour Alumni and Musicians
 
David Shifrin (clarinet) – Curtis alumni
Dominic Armstrong (tenor) – Curtis alumni
Zorá String Quartet (strings) – Curtis artist in residence
Jiacheng Xiong (piano) – Curtis student
 
Curtis on Tour
 
Curtis on Tour is the Nina von Maltzahn global-touring initiative of the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. An embodiment of the school’s “learn by doing” philosophy, it offers students real-world, professional touring experience alongside celebrated alumni and faculty.
 
Ticket Information
 
Tickets are $28 for adults, $18 for students K-12 and $10 for HACC students.

To purchase tickets, please visit LiveatRoseLehrman.org. For more information, please call 717-231-ROSE (7673).

Sponsors for this event include the HACC Foundation, WHTM abc27, HACC’s Student Government Association and WITF. Grants and community support include The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a grant from Dauphin County Commissioners Jeff Haste, Mike Pries and George P. Hartwick III, The Dorothy B. and S. Lawrence Koplovitz Foundation and the Arts for All Partnership, a partnership between the Cultural Enrichment Fund and the Greater Harrisburg Foundation, a regional foundation of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities.
 
 
Photo Caption: Live at Rose Lehrman will join with Curtis on Tour in “A Celebration of Leonard Bernstein” March 15, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. on the Harrisburg Campus of HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College.
 
 

HACC Announces Fall 2017 Dean’s List
 
HARRISBURG, Pa. – HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, has named 1,506 students to the fall 2017 full-time dean’s list.
 
The full-time dean’s list recognizes students who achieved a 3.25 grade point average or higher in college-level classes and completed a minimum of 12 credits during the fall 2017 term.
 
The students are listed by county and according to hometown mailing address in HACC’s online newsroom.
 

 
HACC Extends Invitation to Learn on Community Education Day
 
GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Since its debut in June 2016, Community Education Day at the Gettysburg Campus of HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, has invited participants young and old to enjoy a day as a student.
 
On March 16, 2018, the campus will host another day packed with enriching lectures on retirement planning, history, creative writing and more.
 
HACC faculty and an array of experts from the community will present topics including:
  • Identity Theft: What You Need to Know
  • The 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg
  • Leading Through Kindness and Compassion: Lessons from Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Getting Your Stories e-Published
  • Eat That Frog: Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time

Jim Krut, a past participant from Gettysburg, said, “I’ve attended several of the HACC Community Education Day events and have always had a great experience. The topics are unique and are taught with personal insight by instructors who have passion for their topics. I think many seniors are hungry for continued growth and learning, and HACC’s Community Education Day is a wonderful opportunity for people of all experiences to learn something new!”
 
The cost to register for three sessions is $49, and includes coffee, donuts and a bagged lunch.
 
For details and session descriptions, please visit hacc.edu/GettysburgCommunity.

Contact(s):

For further information, please contact newsroom@hacc.edu.
 

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