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Campus Candids

Patty Grasso, executive associate, Office of Residence Life, and Julian Patterson ’16, work study front desk assistant, help prepare “Canisius Cares” handouts.  The handouts include inspirational sayings and mints.

Photo submitted by: The Office of Public Relations

Photo by: Roxy Hernandez ’14, student intern, Public Relations

Canisius Chorale Joins the BPO on Feb. 4

The Canisius College Chorale, under the direction of Frank Scinta, will join the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra in its annual campus concert Tuesday, February 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center. The Chorale will perform Vivaldi’s “Beatus Vir” (Paslm 111) for orchestra, chorus and soprano/mezzo soloists. Canisius music faculty members Melissa Thorburn and Cristen Gregory will act as soloists in the work. Included in the evening’s program will be a new work by music faculty member Carmen Aquila and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 in C minor. Tickets are $25 general admission and $12 for students. They may be purchased in the Canisius Music Offices in Lyons 406 or on line

Submitted by: Frank Scinta, adjunct professor of Fine Arts

Buffalo Philharmonic on Campus Feb. 4

JoAnn Falletta will conduct the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra on Tuesday, February 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the Montante Cultural Center.

The concert features Michael Ludwig on violin and the Canisius College Chorale with soloists Cristen Gregory and Melissa Thorburn. The opening work is by Canisius music faculty member, Carmen Aquila. The final work, Beethoven’s 5th Symphony, will also be performed by the BPO the following week on its Florida tour.

Tickets are $25 for general audience and $12 for students and are available online, by phone or at the door the night of the performance.

For tickets and more information, please visit or call the Fine Arts Office at Ext. 2542.

Submitted by: Martha Malkiewicz, co-director of ArtsCanisius