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KU Choirs present concerts on April 26th & 30th

Monday, April 22, 2013

LAWRENCE, KS — KU Choirs present two evening concerts featuring the Women’s Chorale and the Concert Choir at the end of the month.

The Women’s Chorale and Concert Choir will perform on Friday, April 26, 2013 at 7:30 pm in Bales Recital Hall. The choirs will join forces to perform a cappella music and works for choir and organ. The program includes pieces by C.V. Stanford, Edward Elgar, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi and Jose Mauricio Nunes Garcia, among others.

Both choirs will perform a second concert on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 7:30 pm in Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall. The program includes a variety of works by George Gershwin, John Rutter, James Mulholland, Srul Irving Glick and arrangements of Brazilian folk songs.

Both concerts are free and open to the public. For more information, contact the KU School of Music at 785-864-3436.

About the choirs
The Concert Choir is the largest select mixed choral ensemble at KU. The group performs works that span the entire breadth of the choral literary tradition and requires a level of musicianship and skill from its members. The Concert Choir typically performs literature for larger ensembles, at time featuring music for double-chorus.

Women’s Chorale is a select ensemble of up to 30 women who specialize in the performance of a wide variety of music for treble voices.

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

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