Chorale to Present in-Person Holiday Concert


Chorale to Present in-Person Holiday Concert

Friday, November 12, 2021
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The RVCC Chorale will present its annual holiday concert on Friday, December 3, at 8 p.m. The in-person event will be held in the Welpe Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College’s Branchburg campus. Masks are required in all RVCC facilities.
The program will feature Johann Sebastian Bach’s cantata, Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern (How brightly shines the Morning Star), as well as music by Terre Roche and Sergei Rachmaninoff. The concert will include an audience singalong of traditional carols, as well as instrumental performances by students in the College’s Chamber Music course.  
Directed by Dr. John Sichel, RVCC Associate Professor of Music, the RVCC Chorale is composed of students, former students and members of the community. The holiday concert’s performers include Peyton Diamond, Janine Grigonis, Victoria Mango and Katie Strong, sopranos; Ruth Dilley, Holly Ellerbusch, Jennifer Kapoian, Mrudula Murari, Rose Rizzi and Jane Sausanavage, altos; Felipe Primero Guzman and Brandon Schuetz, tenors; and basses Frank Bason and John Manganelli. The RVCC Chorale will be accompanied by Dr. Anna Keiserman.
RVCC alumna Laura Johnson will perform as soprano soloist in the Bach Cantata. The program will also feature flutists Eugenia Cline and Susan Graham.  
General admission tickets cost $12 per person, $8 for students and seniors. Tickets may be purchased at the door on the night of the concert or in advance from the Theatre Box Office, 908-725-3420. The Box Office is open Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

RVCC is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. For further information, visit



November 11, 2021

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