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Juniata College Concert Choir to Perform Spring Concert

(Posted March 24, 2003)

HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- The Juniata College Concert Choir will present its spring homecoming concert at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 22, in Rosenberger Auditorium in Oller Hall on the Juniata College campus.

The concert is free and open to the public.

The choir will perform an electic program of choral arrangements. Over the past years, the choir's spring concert has focused on historical sacred music. Some of the selections to be performed include: "Sing Me to Heaven," "Elohim Hashivenu," "Prayer to Jesus," "Beautiful Savior," "By the Waters of Babylon" and "My Heart Dances."

The choir is returning from a spring break tour of performances in Germany, This concert is the 13th Tour Homecoming concert. Russell Shelley, assistant professor of music, will conduct the choir.

The concert choir is comprised of 50 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.; Las Vegas, Nev.; 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.