Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

THE WEST AT A GLANCE [Derived Headline]

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

THE WEST AT A GLANCE [Derived Headline]

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Military re-enactment slated

Woodville Plantation will present an 18th century military re- enactment Sunday.

Soldiers of Wayne's Fourth Sub-Legion, the first Army of the United States, will practice the drills of Baron Von Steuben from 1794. The event will include tactical demonstrations, musket firing, marching and ceremonial drills.

Event hours are from 1 to 4 p.m., weather permitting.

Admission: $5 for adults, $3 for ages 6-12, free for children under age 6. Admission includes a house tour.

Woodville Plantation, the home of John and Presley Neville, was built in 1775 and serves as a living history museum to interpret life from 1780 to 1820.

Guided tours of the house are available from 1 to 4 p.m. every Sunday.

Information: or 412-221-0348.


Musicians inducted into hall of fame

Two Geneva College professors -- Robert Copeland and Louise Copeland of the college's music department -- have been inducted into the Beaver Valley Musicians Union's Hall of Fame.

Mr. Copeland is retiring this year after 41 years of teaching. He taught music at Mid-America Nazarene College in Kansas for 10 years. He has been with Geneva's music department for 31 years as professor of music and director of the college's choir, the Genevans.

Ms. Copeland, an assistant professor of music and the director of Grace Notes and New Song, also has been at Geneva for 31 years.

She also coordinates the annual Geneva College Henry Mancini Musical Theatre Awards.

The musicians union each year honors those who have contributed to music culture not only by performing but also by nurturing emerging talent and encouraging audience appreciation.

"Dr. Robert Copeland and Mrs. Louise Copeland of Geneva's Music Department are superb exemplars of this model," said Elizabeth Douglas, professor emeritus of fine arts and humanities at the college in Beaver Falls and a member of the Beaver Valley Musicians Union board of directors.

A ceremony was held May 6 at the Fez Banquet Hall in Aliquippa. …

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