There are six musical programs scheduled in the month of April at Shippensburg University. All performances are free and open to the public. They are the following…
■April 6: Women’s Chorale Concert, 3 p.m., Old Main Chapel.
■April 7: Shippensburg University Concert Band program, 3 p.m., H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center. Directed by Trever R. Famulare, chair of the music and theatre arts department and director of bands, the Shippensburg University Band is comprised of non-music majors dedicated to the performance of exemplary traditional and contemporary wind band literature. They frequently represent the university with performances on campus and during extensive concert tours each spring.
■April 14: Woodwind Ensembles Concert, 3 p.m., Old Main Chapel.
■April 15: SU Concert Choir and Madrigal Singers, 7:30 p.m., Messiah United Methodist Church, 30 S. Penn St., Shippensburg
■April 17: Fred Dade piano recital, 7:30 p.m., Old Main Chapel.
■April 21: SU/Community Orchestra performs “Romantic Masterpieces of the 19th Century,” 3 p.m. The Shippensburg University-Community Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Mark L. Hartman, assistant professor and director of the orchestra, presents two masterpieces of 19th century music: Robert Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor and Alexander Borodin’s Symphony No. 2 in B minor. The featured piano soloist is Dr. Margaret Lucia, professor of music and theatre arts, who has played solo and chamber music throughout the U.S., and in Europe, Japan and Cuba.