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WPI Students To Sing Their Way Through Ireland in March

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/March 1, 2001
Contact: WPI Media Relations, 508-831-5616

WORCESTER, Mass. - As concert tours go, this will be one to remember. On March 1, Worcester Polytechnic Institute's Glee Club, the Concert Choir, Alden Voices and Simple Harmonic Motion singing groups and the WPI Orchestra will join with Clark University's Chorale and 10 professional musicians for a concert tour of Ireland. The tour includes stops in Galway, Dublin and Limerick.

Worcester-area music lovers can get a taste of the Ireland tour when the college musicians return from their trip. On Sunday, March 18, at 3 p.m., at the Worcester Art Museum, the WPI Men's Glee Club and Clark University Choir will perform a concert of the tour program. The main work is Honegger's "King David."

The following students are among those taking part in the tour:

  • Gregory Case, a freshman majoring in computer science and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Case of Concord, Mass.
  • Thomas F. Collins, a senior management information systems major and the son of Deborah Collins of Abington, Mass.
  • Matthew Crawford, a senior management information systems major and the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Crawford of Chelmsford, Mass.
  • Sean Eckley, a freshman majoring in chemical engineering and the son of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Eckley of East Hartland, Conn.
  • Adam Fuller, a freshman computer science major and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward R. Fuller of Somersworth, N.H.
  • Kenneth Gagne, a senior majoring in technical, scientific and professional communication and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Gagne of Leominster, Mass.
  • David Hamel, a senior computer science major and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Riendeau of Orange, Mass.
  • Amy Holton, a senior civil engineering major and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David E. Holton of Worcester, Mass.
  • Jason Ingalsbe, a senior computer science major and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Ingalsbe of Farmington, N.Y.
  • Justin R. Johnson, a freshman chemical engineering major and the son of Anthony P. Johnson of Baker City, Ore.
  • Mark D. Johnson, a sophomore computer science major and the son of Lora J. Eichhorn of St. James, N.Y.
  • Brandon Kershner, a freshman computer science major and the son of Mr. and Mrs. James. W. Kershner of Dennis, Mass.
  • Lewis Kotredes, a junior physics major and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Kotredes of Bangor, Maine.
  • Joel Lofgren, a freshman chemical engineering major and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph D. Lofgren of Shrewsbury, Mass.
  • Edward Mitchell, a freshman computer science major and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Mitchell of South Dartmouth, Mass.
  • Sean O'Rourke, a freshman chemical engineering major and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. O'Rourke of Canterbury, Conn.
  • Chad Pytel, a junior computer science major and the son of Mr. and Mrs. David F. Pytel of Granby, Mass.
  • Edward Quinlan, a sophomore biotechnology major and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Quinlan of Shrewsbury, Mass.
  • Nicholas Reanrungroch, a freshman mechanical engineering major and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Chalio Reanrungroch of Fallston, Md.
  • Alexander Reid, a senior computer science major and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Reid of Arundel, Maine.
  • Anitra Setchell, a sophomore industrial engineering major and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Setchell of Rochester, N.Y.
  • Christopher Stank, a graduate student and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Stank of Worcester, Mass.
  • Darryl St. Yves, a freshman computer science major and the son of Mr. and Mrs. David A. St. Yves of East Taunton, Mass.
  • Jonathan Turner, a freshman physics major and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe C. Turner of Bartlesville, Okla.
  • Jennifer Waite, a senior computer science major and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James W. Waite of Middleboro, Mass.

Founded in 1865, WPI enrolls 2,700 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students in science, engineering, management, social science and humanities. Under the WPI Plan, students complete projects on major course of study; humanities; and science and society.

For more information, contact the WPI Department of Humanities and Arts at 508-831-5246.