FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: April 24, 2013
CONTACT: Joel Pagliaro, Director of Conferences and Special Events, Sage Dining Services
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. – Organist Shelly Moorman-Stahlman will perform at Wilson College on Sunday, April 28, as part of the 2012-13 Van Looy Organ Series. The performance will begin at 3 p.m. in Thomson Hall's Alumnae Chapel.
The program will feature works from composers such as Johann Sebastian Bach and Charles Marie Widor. Following the performance, there will be a complimentary reception in Lenfest Commons.
Moorman-Stahlman is a professor of music at Lebanon Valley College in Annville, where she teaches organ, piano, class piano and church music courses. She has taught many honored students, including organ phenom Tyler Canonico. She has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and a doctorate in musical arts from the University of Iowa
The Van Looy Organ Series is named in honor of Ellen Van Looy Reed, a 1963 graduate of Wilson College. Her mother, Priscilla Van Looy, donated funds to rebuild the console and relays of the Moller Organ in Alumnae Chapel.
General admission is $8 and students in kindergarten through grade 12 get in free. To reserve tickets or for more information, call 717-262-2003, visit www.wilson.edu/event or like us at www.facebook.com/wilsoncollegespecialevents.
Founded in 1869, Wilson College is a liberal arts college offering bachelor’s degrees in 30 majors and master’s degrees in education and the humanities. Wilson has been named a “Best Value” college in its region for 11 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” for providing quality academics at an affordable price. The college has been ranked one of the best regional colleges for undergraduate education for nine straight years by U.S. News.
Located in Chambersburg, Pa., the college had a fall 2012 enrollment of 695, which included 17 students from 9 foreign countries. Visit www.wilson.edu for more information.