Chatham News

Chatham University to recognize ten-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with free public concert

By: Amanda Leff Ritchie, Senior Public Relations Specialist
August 31, 2011

PITTSBURGH (August 31, 2011) … Chatham University will host a free concert to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The concert will be held at 3 p.m. on Sept. 11 in the Campbell Memorial Chapel on the University’s Shadyside Campus.

The concert will feature Chatham music faculty Kelly Lynch, soprano; Lucy Scandrett, harp; Walter Morales, piano; Roger Zahab, violin; Paula Tuttle, cello; and Pauline Rovkah, piano. Guest performers will include Lilly Abreu, soprano; Deidre Huckabay, flute; Federico Garcia conducting Ripieno orchestra; Yeeha Chiu, piano; Daphne Alderson, contralto; MaryBeth Glasgow Schooting, violin; and J.J. Johnson, viola.

The performance will include music by Mozart, Chopin, Tournier, Heitor Villa- Lobos, Antonin Dvorák, Giuseppe Verdi, Alejandro Monestel, Sergei Rachmaninov, Samuel Barber, and Roger Zahab. It will also feature works by American composers, including Aaron Copland, Lee Hoiby, Judith Weir, and Adagio for Strings by Samuel Barber.

For more information, call 412-365-1679 or email rovkah@chatham.edu.

About Chatham University
Chatham University prepares students from around the world to help develop solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges. Consistently ranked among the top master’s level institutions in the Northeast by U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review, Chatham University is also ranked in the top five percent of graduate-intensive institutions nationally and experienced the fastest-growing enrollment in the Pittsburgh region over the past decade. Founded in 1869, Chatham University includes the Shadyside Campus, with the historic 39-acre Woodland Road arboretum and Chatham Eastside facility; and the 388-acre Eden Hall Campus north of Pittsburgh. For more information, call 800-837-1290 or visit www.chatham.edu.