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Annual “Joy of Singing” concert to be held at Lied Center on April 2

Monday, March 23, 2015

LAWRENCE - The University of Kansas School of Music proudly presents the “Joy of Singing” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 2 at the Lied Center of Kansas.

The concert features performances by three of the University of Kansas Choirs under the direction of Mariana Farah, associate director of choral activities, Nathan Dame, graduate teaching assistant, and Christopher Smith, graduate teaching assistant.

The concert also features three high school choirs; Baldwin City High School Concert Choir, conducted by Beth Nelson, Free State High School Chamber Choir, conducted by Hilary Morton, and Lawrence High Women’s Choir, conducted by Dr. Dwayne Dunn.

The program concludes with a united performance of all KU and High School Choirs, who will perform Saints Bound for Heaven by Alice Parker and Robert Shaw under the direction of Paul Tucker, director of choral activities.

Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for children, seniors and students. Tickets can be purchased at the Lied Center Ticket Office, by phone at 785-864-2787 or online at www.lied.ku.edu.

For more information, contact the KU School of Music at 785-864-3436 or visit www.music.ku.edu.

For more information about KU Choirs visit: http://music.ku.edu/choral
For more information about Mariana Farah visit: http://music.ku.edu/mariana-farah
For more information about Paul Tucker visit: http://music.ku.edu/paul-tucker

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