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Alvernia Receives Grant from Pennsylvania Council on the Arts


Reading, PA (Oct. 14, 2016) — The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (PCA), through its Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) regional partnership with Berks Arts Council has awarded a grant to Alvernia University for “Exploring a Millennium of Music and Spirituality with A Far Cry” 

“A Far Cry,” presented by Alvernia University's Arts and Culture Series, is an 18-piece ensemble — featuring world-famous clarinet soloist David Krakauer — that explores the musical connection between humanity and the divine through religious mysticism.

Event Details:
A Far Cry
Thursday, Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m.
Francis Hall Theater & Recital Hall
http://afarcry.org/

This performance was supported in part by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

For more than 50 years, Alvernia has been providing a dynamic environment for students and community members to experience arts and culture events. Whether through student performances, visiting lecturers, featured faculty presentations or guest artists, the arts are alive at Alvernia!

ALVERNIA is a thriving university that empowers students through real-world learning to discover their passion for life, while providing the education to turn what they love into lifetimes of career success and personal fulfillment, helping them make the world a better place. Situated on a scenic 121-acre suburban campus in historic Berks County, Pa., the university of more than 3,000 students is conveniently located near Philadelphia (60 miles) and within an easy drive of New York, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.



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