The Frostburg State University Collegium Musicum will present its Spring Choral Concert, Sunday, April 27, at 3 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center Pealer Recital Hall.
Under the direction of Dr. Karen Soderberg Sarnaker and assisted by Betty Jane Phillips, accompanist, the Collegium Musicum's performance will include sacred motets, "Sing Joyfully" by William Byrd, "O Sacrum Convivium" by Olivier Messiaen and "Ave Maris Stella" by Norwegian composer Trond Kverno. They will present Moses Hogan's "His Light Still Shines," a choral medley in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, featuring George Jones, narrator, David Myers, tenor, and Laurence Bruner, baritone. Other selections include "Wrinidji," "Mulga" and "Kondalilla" from Stephen Leek's Great Southern Spirits based on Australian Aboriginal folklore and beliefs. The concert will conclude with "Mouth Music," a Celtic tune for the mouth; the Beatles song "In My Life" and J.S. Bach's "Fugue in C minor" arranged by Ward Swingle.
The concert is free and open to the public. Donations will be accepted towards the Music Scholarship Fund at FSU. For more information, contact the Department of Music at (301) 687-4109.
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