04/12/2022 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 04/11/2022 22:24
(Beaver Falls, PA) - Geneva College will premiere "Hosanna to the King" Alumni Benefit Concert featuring Michael Kearney and special guest Gert van Hoef at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, 2022, on YouTube. The pipe concert benefits the college's COVID-19 Project Fund through online, free-will donations at GenevaCollegeFoundation.org/hosannaconcert.
Recorded in the historic First Presbyterian Church of Pittsburgh, the concert features organist, pianist, composer and 2017 Geneva alumnus Michael Kearney, a native of Long Island, NY. The benefit recital will include old and new compositions, highlighting psalms and hymns in a variety of styles, and will conclude with Kearney's arrangement of "Jupiter, the Bringer of Jolity," from Holst's The Planets. Additional Geneva alumni are involved in the production and distribution of the concert.
Also included in the production is a duet of Stephen Adams' "The Holy City," on piano and organ between Kearney and Dutch composer and organist Gert van Hoef.
The $1 Million COVID-19 Project Fund helps the college weather the significant financial costs of carrying out its mission under pandemic conditions.
Geneva College is a Christ-centered academic community that provides a comprehensive education to equip students for faithful and fruitful service to God and neighbor. Offering over 145 traditional undergraduate majors and programs, fully online Adult Degree Programs and high-demand graduate degrees, Geneva's programs are recognized for their high quality and affordability. Geneva is the #6 ranked Best Value Regional University North, according to U.S. News and World Report. Adhering to the truth of Scripture, a Geneva education is grounded in God's Word as well as in a core curriculum designed to prepare students vocationally to think, write and communicate well in today's world. Geneva was founded and is governed by the Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America (RPCNA) and is a founding member of both the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and the International Association for Christian Education (IACE).