Morten Lauridsen to receive honorary degree from Muhlenberg College

This spring, composer, USC Thornton faculty member, and National Medal of Arts recipient Morten Lauridsen will receive an honorary doctorate from Pennsylvania’s Muhlenberg College. He has previously earned honorary degrees from Whitman College, Oklahoma State University, Westminster Choir College, and King’s College at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland.

At the May 18th ceremony in Allentown, Lauridsen will speak about his music and the Muhlenberg Choir will perform several of his best-known works.

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