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Vassar College Majors presents a program of accompanied and unaccompanied choral works, December 9, 2017

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – Vassar College Majors will present a program of accompanied and unaccompanied choral works by Brahms, Rachmaninoff, Gesualdo, Fauré, Thompson, and others on Saturday, December 9, 1:30 pm in Skinner Recital Hall. This concert will serve as the senior conducting recital of Nicholas Ruggeri '18. This event is free and open to the public.

Vassar College Majors is an SATB choral ensemble that specializes in music from the Renaissance, Romantic, and Contemporary periods. Founded and currently conducted by Nicholas Ruggeri '18, Majors performs both on Vassar's campus and in the Poughkeepsie community. Majors is also a touring ensemble, most recently performing at the Interkultur International Choral Festival in Princeton, NJ where they were praised for their "polished, mature sound and commitment to a high level of artistry."

This event is sponsored by the Vassar Student Association.

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Posted by Office of Communications Monday, December 4, 2017