University Calendar Event Details
Spring Concert: Millersville University Orchestra with Paul Jacobs, Grammy Award-winning organist
- Fri, May 10, 2013 @ 07:30 PM
- Biemesderfer Concert Hall, Winter Visual and Performing Arts Center
- Ticket Info
- Tickets cost $10 for general admission, free for students with ID.
Description: On May 10, the Millersville University Orchestra will perform Symphony No. 3 by Camille Saint-Saens featuring 2011 Grammy Award-winning concert organist Paul Jacobs, conducted by Dr. Vera Volchansky, Millersville University director of orchestras. This event will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Biemesderfer Concert Hall at the Winter Visual and Performing Arts Center.
This evening will conclude the celebration of the opening of the Winter Visual and Performing Arts Center, and will be dedicated to celebrating the newly-installed Walker Organ.
About the Artist: Paul Jacobs, America's most celebrated concert organist, is the only organ soloist ever to receive a Grammy Award (2011). He made musical history at the age of 23 when he performed the complete organ works of J.S. Bach in an 18-hour non-stop marathon performance, and has subsequently performed the complete organ works of Olivier Messiaen in nine-hour marathon concerts around the country. He performed in all 50 states by the age of 31, and has also toured in Europe, Asia, South America and Australia and appeared with major orchestras. He is chair of the organ department at The Juilliard School in New York City.
Ticket Information: This event is open to the public. Tickets cost $10 for general admission, free for students with ID. Tickets may be purchased online, at MUTicketsOnline.com, at the Student Memorial Center Ticket Office (Room 103), by calling the Ticket Office at 717-872-3811 or at the Ware Center Box Office (42 N. Prince St., Lancaster). Ticket Offices are open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The Winter Center Box Office will be opening one hour prior to showtime.