Monday, April 8, 2013
You are cordially invited to the last on-campus concert of the Cheyney University Concert Choir on Thursday, April 18, 2013. The choir has been preparing all semester for this performance and will present some old and new favorites. The concert begins at 7 pm and is free and open to the public.
Thursday, December 6, 2012
The December 4 Winter Choral Concert presented by the Cheyney University Concert Choir featured the Concert Choir, student soloists and the newly formed Cheyney University Chamber Singers.
Friday, August 3, 2012
The Cheyney University Concert Choir will perform under the direction of Marques L. A. Garrett at the 175th Anniversary Gala on October 18 6 - 9 pm at Pennsylvania Convention Center
Friday, June 22, 2012
The Shirley Scott Scholarship, named in honor of former jazz organist and Cheyney University teacher, Shirley Scott, has recently been designated to assist students participating in the study of music.
Thursday, May 31, 2012
The 175th anniversary weekend opens with the 175th Gala on Thursday October 18 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, at 1101 Arch Street. Gala reservations can be made at Cheyney175@cheyney.edu
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
The Cheyney University Concert Choir has a full schedule set up for Spring 2012. They can be heard on campus and on tour from Philadlephia to North Carolina.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Friday, November 18, 2011
The Cheyney University Concert Choir gave University students, faculty and guests a beautiful holiday gift Dec. 6. The Winter Choral Concert opened with Conductor Marques L.A. Garrett directing what seemed to be an invisible choir singing Hear My Prayer on an empty stage. As the choir emerged from the wings, the music continued to fill the Marian Anderson Theatre.
The audience took their turn by joining in with Joy to the World, O Come All Ye Faithful, and Hark!The Herald Angels Sing.
Thursday, March 3, 2011
The PIFA events (April 7 - May 1, 2011)are being held in collaboration with the Kimmel Center (Philadelphia) as part of the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA). The events offered for PIFA are inclusive of Music, Theatre, Art, Graphics Communication Arts, English and Foreign Language.
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Download the Spring 2011 The Arts At CU Event brochure that includes the Arts & lectures Series, PIFA Events, Community Day, Band and Choir event information.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) conducted an African American Heritage Month program for its military and civilian personnel on Feb. 15 in Mechanicsburg, Penn.
Highlighting the event was guest speaker Professor F. Keith Bingham, university archivist at Cheyney University, Penn., and the Cheyney University Choir, directed by Marques L.A. Garrett. Cheyney University, founded in 1837, is the oldest African-American school of higher education in the United States.