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Choirs come together for a recital at CCU

March 6, 2014

Coastal Carolina University Concert and Chamber Choirs join the CCU voice faculty and members of the Long Bay Symphony to present a “Bach, Beethoven and the Boys,” a concert of choral masterworks on Tuesday, March 18, at 7:30 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium. The public is invited, but tickets are required.

Portions of major works spanning all five centuries of western music history will be performed, including the “Magnificat” by Johann Sebastian Bach, the last movement of “Symphony No. 9” by Ludwig van Beethoven, the “Liesbeslieder Waltzes” by Johannes Brahms, and two selections from “Candide” by Leonard Bernstein. An arrangement of Irving Berlin’s “God Bless America” will conclude the concert.

Featured soloists are: David Bankston, professor of music; Ann Benson, artist-in-residence for the Department of Music; Patti Edwards and Jeffrey Jones, both associate professors of music.

The concert will be accompanied by the Long Bay Chamber Orchestra, with Rebecca Rollins and Daniel Francis on piano. Terri Sinclair, associate professor and director of choral activities at CCU, will direct the program.

Ticket prices are: $15 for general admission; $10 for CCU/HGTC faculty, staff, alumni, OLLI members, seniors and teens; and $5 CCU/HGTC students and children.

Wheelwright Auditorium is at 108 Spadoni Park Circle on the Conway campus. For tickets or more information, contact Wheelwright Box Office at 843-349-ARTS (2787) Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.