York College of PA Symphony Orchestra, Chorale, Chamber Singers present ‘Into the Great Unknown’

York College of PA Symphony Orchestra, Chorale, Chamber Singers present ‘Into the Great Unknown’ on Nov. 13

YORK, Pa. – York College of Pennsylvania’s Symphony Orchestra, Chorale, and Chamber Singers will present “Into the Great Unknown” at 3 p.m., Nov. 13, in the Waldner Performing Arts Center. The performance is open to the public free of charge.


Led by Professor of Music Matthew Inkster, the Symphony Orchestra will present well-loved works by Rossini, Copland, and Elgar. The Orchestra includes Music major, non-Music majors, and musicians from York and the surrounding area.


The Chamber Singers’ performance, conducted by Associate Professor of Music Grace Muzzo, will feature songs with the theme of heaven. Muzzo also conducts the Chorale.


The Chorale and Orchestra will combine to perform Norwegian composer Ola Gjeilo’s “Spheres,” concluding the concert with “Toward the Unknown Region” by Ralph Vaughan Williams. Set to Walt Whitman's poem, “Darest Thou Now, O Soul,” this work is a tribute to the 150th anniversary of Vaughan William's birth on Oct. 12, 1872.


Established in 1787, York College of Pennsylvania is a private, four-year college located in the city of York, a hub of arts and industry between Baltimore and Philadelphia. Housed on 190 picturesque acres, the College is known for its focus on experiential learning and community engagement, serving over 3,500 undergraduate and 400+ graduate students in more than 70 baccalaureate majors, along with 30+ professional graduate degree and certificate programs. Deeply rooted in the liberal arts and recognized for excellence in its professional business, education, engineering, and nursing programs, York is ranked among the nation’s Best Value Schools by Niche. The College’s robust recreation and athletics program is among the best in the region, and is home to 24 NCAA III Division sports teams and 30+ intramural sports. A Princeton Review Best Northeastern College, York prides itself on its experienced, engaged faculty; its high-impact and student-centric philosophy; and its long-standing commitment to affordability and accessibility.

Contact:  Mary Dolheimer, Chief Communications Officer

717-815-1584, 717-577-0810 (cell) or mdolheim@ycp.edu