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Juniata Concert Choir to Perform Homecoming Concert

(Posted March 18, 2002)

HUNTINGDON. Pa. -- The Juniata College Concert Choir will present its 2002 Tour Homecoming Concert at 7:30 p.m. March 23 in Rosenberger Auditorium in Oller Hall on the Juniata College campus.

The concert is free and open to the public.

The concert is titled "2002 Southwest Tour Homecoming Concert." The choir will perform selection such as "Cantate Domino" and "Adoramus te" by Monteverdi, as well as "The Humble Heart" and "Psalm 23." Some of the highlights of the concert will be renditions of some American spirituals as well as "Gloria" from "Missa Kenya."

The choir is returning from a spring break tour of performances in Las Vegas, Nev., and various cities in Arizona and New Mexico This concert is the 12th Tour Homecoming concert. Russell Shelley, assistant professor of music, will conduct the choir.

The concert choir is comprised of 45 students from Juniata College. Choir members must go through an audition process to join the group.

Each spring the choir tours within the United States or in other countries. In past years, the choir has performed at The Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City; The National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.; Salzburg Cathedral in Austria; Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in Berlin, Germany; the Cathedral de Notre Dame Chartres in France; and Trinidad.

Contact John Wall at wallj@juniata.edu or (814) 641-3132 for more information.