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Holiday Choral Concert to Be Broadcast

Publish Date: 12/10/2012

December 10, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA— This year’s Mansfield University Music Department Holiday Choral Concert, "Holiday Music2012 Holiday Choral Concert Down Through the Ages," will be broadcast on several media outlets during the holiday season.

WETM-TV (NBC, Elmira) will broadcast the concert on Christmas Eve at 1 a.m. following coverage of the Pope’s mass from the Vatican.

WETM2-TV (Elmira) will air the concert on Christmas Day at 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.

WVIA-TV (PBS, Scranton-Wilkes Barre) will also show the concert on Christmas Eve at 6 p.m. and again on Christmas Day at 11 a.m.

WSKG-TV (PBS, Binghamton) will broadcast the concert on Christmas Day at 1 p.m.

Blue Ridge Cable will broadcast this year’s concert several times throughout Christmas week in the Northern Tier on Cable Channel 13 starting Saturday, December 22 at 9 p.m.

Blue Ridge will also air the concert across its entire system in Pennsylvania on digital channel 113 on Christmas Eve at 9 p.m. and again on Christmas Day at 1 p.m. and 8 p.m.

The program, produced and directed by Director of Choral Activities Peggy Dettwiler, features more than 200 musicians. It includes men's, women's, and mixed choirs singing a variety of sacred and secular music and many holiday favorites.

The broadcasts are produced and directed by MU Director of Media Services Mark Polonia and the MU Public Relations Department, with audio mixing by Associate Professor David Wetzel and editing by Wade Spencer.

The broadcast is a one-hour version of the concert’s original performance on December 1 in Steadman Theatre.

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