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Elizabeth and Raymond Chenault launch Van Looy organ series

CHAMBERSBURG - Acclaimed duo-organists Elizabeth and Raymond Chenault will open the 2016-17 Wilson College Van Looy Organ Series with a performance at 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 23, in Thomson Hall’s Alumnae Chapel at the college, 1015 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg.

The Chenaults, who have performed extensively throughout the United States and Europe, specialize in works written for two performers. The couple has commissioned and premiered more than 40 organ duets, establishing themselves as America’s leading duo-organists.

Tickets for the Chenaults’ performance are on sale now for $7 for general admission; admission for Wilson students and employees, and children under age 16 is free. Tickets will be available at the door or can be purchased in advance by calling 717-262-2003 or visiting

The Van Looy Organ Series is named in honor of Ellen Van Looy Reed, a 1953 graduate of Wilson College. Her mother, Priscilla Van Looy, donated funds to rebuild the console and relays of the Moller Organ in Alumnae Chapel and the Van Looy Endowment provides funding for the annual organ series at Wilson.