The Daily Eastern News

Music professor Rossi to return to monastery

The Eastern Symphony Orchestra performs under the direction of music professor Richard Robert Rossi.

Olivia Swenson-Hultz  , Associate News Editor

April 2, 2018

Richard Rossi, a music professor and director of orchestral and choral activities, is leaving behind 18 years of teaching and directing to return to a monastery. Rossi had previously lived and worked as a monk at St. Vincent’s Archabbey in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, the oldest Benedictine monastery...

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