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Grammy award-winning ensemble performs at Coastal Carolina University

January 16, 2003

Grammy award-winning vocal ensemble Chanticleer will perform a concert at Coastal Carolina University Thursday, Jan. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium. Tickets are $15 and free to students under 18.

Celebrating its 25th year as a world-class vocal ensemble, Chanticleer has earned international fame for its performances of choral music, from Renaissance masterpieces to contemporary gospel and jazz. The group is named for the "clear-singing" rooster in Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, and is not related to Coastal Carolina University, whose mascot is also the feisty fowl.

The all-male chorus performs more than 100 concerts a year throughout the world, appearing regularly in New York, Boston, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Toronto, Tokyo and Paris, as well as in their home base of San Francisco.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call Wheelwright Box Office at 349-2502.