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Music and Dance Performances by FPU Students

April 27, 2012

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As the academic year begins to draw to a close, an abundance of music and dance performances are being offered to students, faculty, and the general public. These offerings reflect the rich array of opportunities students are given to participate in the arts at Franklin Pierce University.

Lachrimae, a small, select group of singers and musicians from Franklin Pierce University, (pictured in the photo), will perform the music and dance of the Middle Ages and Renaissance in several performances throughout the Monadnock region. All other programs listed are in Cheney Hall at Franklin Pierce’s campus in Rindge. All events are free of charge.

Here is a listing of upcoming artistic offerings:

April 29, 7:00p.m. Mariposa Museum, Peterborough
April 30, 7:00p.m. Cheney Hall, Rindge campus
May 4, 7:00p.m. Hancock Congregational Church
Lachrimae - Welcome Spring! Music of Love, Lust, and La Primavera
Renaissance music, performed in period costume.

Apr 29, 2:00p.m.-3:30p.m.
Apr 30, 7:00p.m.- 8:30p.m.
Epilogue - A Senior Dance Concert
An evening of original dance works choreographed and directed by Dance Program seniors Elissa Cummings, Erin Mahoney, and Jaime Montagno.  

May 1, 4:00p.m.-5:00p.m.
Choral Union performance
A performance by the FPU Choral Union directed by Professor David Brandes.

May 1, 5:30p.m.-7:00p.m.
Jazz Ensemble performance
A performance by the FPU Jazz Ensemble directed by Richard Page.

May 1, 7:00p.m.-8:00p.m.
Bodystories - A dance workshop performance
A presentation of original choreography projects by the members of Dance Technique and Composition classes.

May 1, 8:00p.m.-9:00p.m.
Defenestration performance
A performance by Defenestration, FPU's contemporary music ensemble, directed by Professor Lou Bunk.

May 2, 7:00p.m.-8:30p.m.
Brass and Percussion concert
A joint performance by the FPU Brass Ensemble directed by Professor Floyd Oster, and the FPU Percussion Ensemble directed by Professor Christopher Swist.




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Franklin Pierce University is a regionally accredited university grounded in the liberal arts, with a focus on personal attention and high-quality instruction. The University consists of the College at Rindge and the College of Graduate & Professional Studies with locations in Arizona and throughout New Hampshire. Degrees are offered through the doctoral level. The institutional mission embraces an education that matters: one that achieves academic success through the integration of liberal arts and professional programs. Our community of educators and learners creates an environment that fosters intellectual curiosity and encourages experiential and applied learning. A Franklin Pierce experience enables each student to discover and fulfill his or her own unique potential. We prepare students to become confident, knowledgeable individuals and leaders of conscience.

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