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Greenville Orchestra performing free pops concert to celebrate Thiel’s sesquicentennial


Greenville Orchestra performing free pops concert to celebrate Thiel’s sesquicentennial

GREENVILLE, Pa.—The Greenville Symphony Orchestra will perform a free pops concert at Thiel College on Sept. 10 at 2 p.m.

Thiel College will host a free ice cream social in conjunction with the event. The concert will be held on the lawn and terrace near the Howard Miller Student Center. Attendees should bring their own blanket or chairs.

The concert and ice cream social are part of Thiel College’s 150th anniversary celebration.

“The Greenville Symphony Orchestra is pleased to celebrate Thiel’s long-standing connection to the Greenville community,” Judy Eckler, president of the Greenville Symphony Society, said. “We are proud to recognize this sesquicentennial.”

Founded in 1866, Thiel College traditions such as Commencement, Homecoming, Academic Honors Convocation and other special events will recognize the College’s 150th anniversary throughout 2016.

For more information, contact Coordinator of Special Events Monica Adametz by phone at 724-589-2240.

About the Greenville Symphony Orchestra and Thiel College

The Greenville Symphony Orchestra has been a staple in the community for more than 82 years. The 60- to 70-piece orchestra consists of professional musicians, college students and community members and performs a regular concert series each year, including three large performances and a youth concert.

About Thiel College

Thiel College is an independent college founded in the Lutheran tradition. Located in Greenville, Pa., the College offers 60 majors and minors, 24 varsity sports, and an 11:1 student-faculty ratio. The College is also home to a Master of Science in speech-language pathology, a Leadership Master of Business Administration and a Management Master of Business Administration. Both master’s degree programs offer innovative and accelerated five-year paths which allow students to earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years. The speech-language pathology program also has an accelerated 15-month graduate-level program. The M.B.A. program also has a 12-month post-graduate program. A dedicated faculty paired with dynamic research and internship opportunities produce numerous graduate school and job placements. Coeducational from its beginnings, the College remains committed to combining tradition with innovation.

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