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Photo by Dillon Starr / Chamber Choir, Women’s and Men’s choirs will share the stage Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in McKenzie Theatre in Loso Hall.
May 29, 2015
LA GRANDE, Ore. (EOU) – The annual Spring Choral Concert is Thursday, June 4 at Eastern Oregon University, and it celebrates music and rhythms from around the world.
The performance starts at 7:30 p.m. in McKenzie Theatre in Loso Hall 7:30 p.m. Admission is free with donations accepted at the door.
EOU’s Chamber Choir, Women’s Choir and Men’s Choir will sing under the direction of Peter Wordelman, professor of music, and Caite Debevec and PJ Sebastiani, student conductors.
Both student conductors are seniors at EOU this year preparing to pursue graduate degrees in music education. Debevec is headed to Castleton State College in Vermont and Sebastiani will attend Marshall University in West Virginia.
The choirs will sing in English, Italian, Latin, Haitian, Romanian, Hebrew, Swahili and Zulu. Mio Aoike will accompany on piano and the program also features appearances by Rachel Keskes on viola, Teun Fetz, associate professor of music, on percussion, and Luke McKern. Choir members will also perform numerous solos and African percussion.
Koza Family Dental is sponsoring the event and it marks the end of a busy academic year for the EOU Chamber Choir, which presented multiple concerts in La Grande, Hermiston and Hood River.
For more information contact Peter Wordelman at email@example.com or 541-962-3352.
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