NEW CONCORD -- The Muskingum University Concert Choir and the select Chamber Singers will sing at The Presbyterian Church, N. Fourth and Chestnut streets, Coshocton, on Tuesday, March 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Custer Chapel. The church is located across from the courtsquare and there is ample parking.
The 45-member ensemble will just have returned from their spring tour which included concerts in Cincinnati, New Richmond, Hopkinsville (Kentucky), Nashville (Tennessee), St. Matthews (Kentucky), Louisville (Kentucky), Toledo, and New Concord.
The concert will feature a variety of sacred and secular music including works by Thomas Tallis, William Byrd, Benjamin Britten, Eric Whitacre; folk songs from Kenya, Mexico, South Africa, and the United States; love songs and Broadway ballads.
Area singers include Katelyn Guenther, Brad Cook, Raymond Cunningham, Shannon Cunningham, Coryden Enochs, Kelly Florian, Joe Hilgenberg, Karysa Kent, Tony Palmer, Robin Swails, and John Warner. Eight are alumni of the Coshocton Youth Chorale and ten are alumni of the All-Ohio Youth Choir.
Dr. Zebulon N. Highben, recently appointed director of choral activities at Muskingum, will conduct, and accompanists include Caroline S. Harding of Coshocton and Leonard M. Thomas of Cambridge.
This local concert by the Muskingum Choir has become a Coshocton tradition, and all are invited. An offering will be received to help offset the choir's expenses.
For information, contact the church at 740-622-0486.