Williamsport, Pennsylvania, November 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — In a series of musical performances and a festive spirit, Lycoming College Trachte Music Center October 21st, in front of 200 students, faculty, staff, and numerous elected city officials, trustees, alumni, community members, and friends of the university. The building was his first major investment in the university’s music program in over 100 years, and the building was a historic event.
The presentation of the building as Trachte Music Center was made by the lead donor Peter Lynn 69 years and Stan Slaughter ’80, with the Chairman of the Board of Trustees D. Mark Fultz ’80, lead donor also represented Dan Fultz ’57 which was not in attendance. Each major donor would like to honor him and his wife Sharon, who worked closely with Rector Trachte over his nine years as rector, for his contributions to the university and the community, and for his love and appreciation of music. I was thinking.
Funded primarily through charity, $8.5 million, the 14,000-square-foot building leads to the Mary Lindsay Welch Honor Hall. In addition, a Pennsylvania Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) grant supported field work and enhancements around the facility. The Trachte Music Center features distinctive rehearsal and recital spaces, classrooms and digital piano labs, soundproof practice rooms, music resource and instrument rooms, and offices for the Faculty of Music.
“For [Sharon and me]the time we spent Lycoming College It was a present. Every day that we were able to be part of your community, which is now ours, was a gift to us. I can’t find the right words to express Lycoming College president Kent C. Tracte of the building of the same name.he recognized Lycoming College We thank the Board of Trustees for their courage in deciding to continue the project in the face of increasing costs. He thanked the faculty and staff for attending and acknowledged the support of the city and county governments. “Throughout the next century, this magnificent facility will survive and be passed down for generations. Lycoming College Students, faculty, alumni, and community members make music within its walls. Music stirs our souls in moments of triumph and soothes us in moments of despair. And that is a wonderful gift given by all of you who made this happen. Thank you for honoring us in this way. “
For more information, please visit https://www.lycoming.edu/news/stories/2022/11/trachte-music-center-dedication.aspx.
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