Millersville Faculty Performances at The Ware

Millersville Faculty Performances at The Ware

Information provided by The Ware Center

The Millersville University Department of Music opens the 2016/2017 season with two faculty performances: “Trebled Voices”, featuring three of voice professors on Sunday, September 18, 2016, at2:30pm; and “An Evening of Jazz Standards”, with Grammy award-winning guitarist David Cullen on Tuesday, September 20, 2016, at 7:30pm. Both shows are on campus at The Charles R. and Anita B. Winter Center, 60 W. Cottage Avenue, Millersville.



The Millersville University Department of Music opens the season with Trebled Voices, an international program featuring the high voices of Dr. Jose Holland-Garcia, Professor Jenice Riebe, and Professor Kristin Sims. Enjoy music from Spain, Russia, and the United States with compositions by Manuel de Falla, Rachmaninov, and Libby Larsen. Joining the singers on this project are Rusty Banks on guitar and Maria Thompson-Corley on piano.

Dr. José García received both a Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music in Vocal Performance from the distinguished School of Music, Theatre and Dance at the University of Michigan where he studied with the legendary soprano Shirley Verrett and the equally acclaimed tenor, George Shirley. Soprano Jenice Riebe has appeared in opera, music theatre, and concert performance in Germany, Alaska, and throughout the Eastern United States. Among Ms. Riebe’s accomplishments are participating as finalist in a recent Mid-Atlantic regional NATSAA competition, winning first place in the state of Virginia. Kristin Sims has appeared as a soloist with orchestras and opera companies throughout the United States. Ms. Sims has sung leading operatic roles with Opera Lancaster, the Harrisburg Symphony, Bel Canto Lyric Opera, and Trinity Opera Theatre. Ms. Sims appeared with Allegro Chamber Orchestra as the soprano soloist in Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony.



Guitarist David Cullen presents An Evening of Jazz Standards in collaboration with Central Pennsylvania jazz artists Kirk Reese on piano, Steve Meashey on bass, and Jeff Stabley on drums. Jazz standards along with gospel and blues tunes will be performed by this stellar group of jazz veterans. In 2004, Cullen won a Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental Recording for “Pink Guitar”. He has performed with many artists including Will Ackerman, Samite, Michael Manring and Victor Wooten.



MU’s Department of Music provides outstanding opportunities for students and the Lancaster County community to partake of the rich resources of its exceptional teachers, state-of-the-art facilities, and its wide array of programs. The distinguished music faculty has written textbooks used in colleges and universities throughout the Northeast, including NYU, as well as in Great Britain, Australia, and Canada. The facilities of the Winter Center on MU’s campus and the Ware Center in downtown Lancaster are world class, offering extraordinary venues for the enjoyment of MU’s outstanding music programs.


TICKETS: $10 for General Admission, Free for MU Students with valid ID, unless otherwise noted. No Discounts apply.




The Ware Center, 42 N. Prince Street, Lancaster. Hours, Monday – Friday 10:30 AM – 6:30 PM

Student Memorial Center, Room 103, Millersville University campus. HoursMonday – Friday 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM.


Call the box office at 717-871-7600.




Millersville University’s Office of Visual and Performing Arts builds upon a long history of supporting the arts, producing a vast array of unique, educational, and exciting events and performances that touch many genres of artistic endeavors. Within our two centers, The Ware Center in downtown Lancaster, and the Charles R. and Anita B. Winter Center on the campus of Millersville University, our office engages both the student and community of Lancaster populations, and brings to its stages creative local artists, as well as renowned artists and performers from around the world. Committed to the ongoing expression of excellence in the arts, the Office of Visual and Performing Arts strives to ensure that the arts in Lancaster County will continue to flourish.



The Millersville University Visual and Performing Arts Season is made possible by support from Season Platinum Partner Rodgers & Associates and Gold Season Sponsors Aussie and The Fox and Hagelgans & Veronis, and Silver Season Sponsors The Hotel Lancaster, 12:34MicroTechnologies, YDOP and Weber Advertising. This season’s Luminary Donors include Ann Barshinger, John & Susan Garofola, Linda Holman-Marcks, William McIlwaine, Peggy Neff, Mary Kearns & Jon Walker, and Paul & Judy Ware.

Millersville University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. A member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.