MCA to host Fort Wayne Philharmonic’s Holiday Pops

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2004-11-24
Huntington, Ind.—The Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Bradley Thachuk, assistant conductor, will present its annual Holiday Pops at Huntington College. Huntington’s favorite Yuletide celebration will take place on Sunday, December 12, at 2:30 p.m., in the MCA Zurcher Auditorium. The performance is underwritten by Myers Funeral Home and Northeast Indiana Public Radio WBOI/WBNI.

The cost of tickets for the Holiday Pops at Huntington College is $15, $13, and $11, depending on seating preference. Seniors and students receive a $2 discount. For more information or to reserve tickets, contact the Merillat Centre for the Arts Box Office at (260) 359-4261, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The Fort Wayne Philharmonic’s 480 orchestra and chamber ensemble performances are attended by more than 220,000 people. It’s nine-month season is comprised of the Masterworks (full orchestra), Spectrum (Chamber Orchestra), Pops, Soundcheck, Unplugged, and Freimann Series. Since 1980, the Orchestra has won five awards for “adventuresome programming" from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). In addition, its education programs are created to inspire the love of classical music in people of all ages.
 
 Huntington College is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. Following a decade of growth and development, Huntington College will become Huntington University in mid-2005. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the top comprehensive colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington College is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The institution is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and was named one of the 50 best Christian places to work by Christianity Today magazine.
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Ashley C. Smith
Associate Director for Media Relations
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Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
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