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posted Feb 22, 2013 - 2:43:00pm
Stetson University’s Concert Choir will be launching its 2013 Spring Tour on Feb. 28, in Celebration, Fla. The concert will be comprised of a five-part performance in which the choir will perform a repertoire with an array of choral genres in various languages and cultural domains. A few of the songs for the 2013 Spring Tour will be Zion’s Wall, Der Feuerreiter, Hard Times Come Again No More,Cloudburst, as well as many others.
Stetson University, prominently known for its School of Music, has a rich heritage of choral singing. The Concert Choir is composed of a highly select, 54-voice ensemble. Through rigorous training including opera programs, private teaching and coaching, the choir has become one of the most renowned vocal programs for undergraduates in the country.
Stetson University School of Music has approximately 200 music majors, and the skill building and training Stetson gives to its students prepares them for success in the workplace.
The Concert Choir is conducted by Timothy Peter, a native of Minnesota who earned his Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of Arizona. Peter joined Stetson in 2012. Tammy Miller is the collaborative keyboard artist and an adjunct faculty member at Stetson. She received her B.A. from Stetson University and her M.A. from the University of Central Florida. She regularly accompanies the Stetson Concert Choir as well as Stetson Men and Choral Union.
The tour will run from Feb. 28 to March 8, in five southern states: Florida, Louisiana, Alabama, Tennessee and Georgia. For more information on the Concert Choir 2013 Spring Tour, call the School of Music at 386-822-8950.
Stetson Concert Choir 2013 Spring Tour Schedule
Thursday, Feb. 28: Stetson University Center, Celebration, Fla.
Friday, March 1: Sickles High School, Tampa, Fla.
Friday, March 1: St. Catherine of Alexandria Episcopal, Temple Terrace, Fla.
Saturday, March 2: Pinellas County Center for the Arts, St. Petersburg, Fla.
Sunday, March 3: St. Charles Avenue Baptist Church New Orleans, La.
Monday, March 4: First Presbyterian Church, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Tuesday, March 5: Belle Meade United Methodist Church, Nashville, Tenn.
Wednesday, March 6: Cobb County Center for Excellence in the Performing Arts, Mableton, Ga.
Thursday, March 7: Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Ascension, Savannah, Ga.
Friday, March 8: St. John’s Cathedral, Jacksonville, Fla.
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