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KU Chamber Singers to travel to Hays for alumni reception and concert

Monday, November 15, 2010

On Sunday, November 21, 2010, the KU Chamber Singers will travel to Hays, KS, to perform for a music alumni program. An alumni reception will take place at 5:45pm with a concert following at 6:30pm at the 12th Street Auditorium, 323 W. 12th Street.

With Dr. Paul Tucker conducting, the singers will perform Funeral Ikos/John Tavener; Danny Boy/Jonathan Rathbone; Ride the Chariot/arr. William Smith featuring Heather Barney as soprano solo; "He Watching Over Israel" from Elijah/Felix Mendelssohn, featuring Joo - Hwa Lee on piano; All The Things You Are/Oscar Hammerstein and Jerome Kern, arr. Gene Puerling; and Crimson and Blue/arr. Paul Tucker.

"The KU Alumni Association has worked hard to develop academic programs we can deliver to alumni chapters across Kansas and the nation," said Heath Peterson, Assistant Vice President of Alumni and Student Programs with the KU Alumni Association. "The partnership we have with the School of Music to highlight talented KU musicians is another example of our commitment to engage alumni and friends to strengthen the University of Kansas."

Please note: This event will be ticketed. Tickets are $10/per person (youth are free). The cost of your ticket includes entry to the alumni reception and alumni concert: Please make your reservation using the form in this link or call the KU Alumni Association at 785-864-4760: https://www2.ku.edu/~kualumni/cgi-bin/kuaa_transactions.cgi?action=displayxcollectionsweb&itemid=716
Space for the reception is limited.

For more information, contact the KU School of Music at 785-864-9742. www.music.ku.edu

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