Marietta College choirs performing Fall Concert on October 26th

Annual performance to be held at 7:30 p.m. at First Congregational Church

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MARIETTA, OHIO (10/23/2017) Marietta College's Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is excited to announce it will conduct its annual Fall Choral Concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, October 26th.

The concert, "Musical Joy," will feature all Marietta College choirs, including Concert Choir, Women's Choir and Floodstage - a contemporary a cappella. Dr. Jay Dougherty will be the conductor.

The concert is free and open to the public. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

The performance will be held at the First Congregational Church on Front Street, which was built more than 100 years ago and the natural acoustics are great for choirs.

For more information, contact the Edward E. MacTaggart Music Department at (740) 376-4696 or Dr. Dougherty at

Located in Marietta, Ohio, at the confluence of the Muskingum and Ohio rivers, Marietta College is a four-year liberal arts college. Tracing its roots to the Muskingum Academy begun in 1797, the College was officially chartered in 1835. Today Marietta College serves a body of 1,200 full-time students. The College offers 45 majors and has been listed among Barron's Best Buys in College Education and Peterson's Competitive Colleges, and has been recognized as one of the top regional comprehensive colleges by U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review, as well as one of the nation's best by