Wednesday, November 29, 2017




WHEN: Friday, December 1, at 8 p.m.
Welpe Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College’s Branchburg campus, 118 Lamington Road.
TICKETS: $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, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The program will feature Franz Josef Haydn’s Missa Brevis (St. Joannis de Deo) as well as works by Bach and a cappella pieces from the Renaissance by Thomas Morley, Antoine Busnois and Josquin des Prez. The program also will include an audience singalong of traditional carols.

Directed by Dr. John Sichel, RVCC Assistant Professor of Music, the RVCC Chorale is composed of students, former students and members of the community. The holiday concert’s performers include Eleni Catanzaro, Melissa Jo Donlay, Carina Gonzalez, Gillian Koch, Kaitlin May and Mia Mazzariello, sopranos; Ruth Dilley, Jennifer Kapoian, Alison Quairoli, Jane Sausanavage and Theresa Vitovitch, altos; Patrick Gardner, Daniel Hogan, Christian Loree and Anthony Martinez, tenors; and Michael Krupinski and Rudy Plesmid, basses. Gregory Stout is the Chorale’s accompanist.

Music of the Season - Tim FarrellRaritan Valley Community College’s main campus is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. Serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for close to 50 years, RVCC is an educational and cultural center that is nationally recognized for its innovative programming, service to the community and environmental leadership. The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as career training, professional development, and adult and youth personal enrichment courses. The College also has a performing arts center and planetarium.

RVCC is committed to offering a quality and affordable education through effective teaching, liaisons with the community’s businesses, and state-of-the-art technology. For further information, visit