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BYU audition choirs plan Winter Choirfest Feb. 3-4

The Brigham Young University Concert Choir, BYU Singers, Women's Chorus and Men's Chorus will join together for the annual Winter Choirfest Friday and Saturday, Feb. 3-4, at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.

Tickets are $9 or $6 with BYU or student ID. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit

The combined choirs will start the program with "The Singing Heart," by Bob Chilcott. The BYU Women’s Choir under the direction of Jean Applonie will follow by singing "Sing Creation's Music On" by Stephen Paulus, "The Snow" by Edward Elgar" and "The Echoing Green" by William Mathias.

Under the direction of Rosalind Hall, the Concert Choir will then sing “Sing We Merrily Unto God Our Strength” by Sidney Campbell, “Five Hebrew Love Songs” by Eric Whitacre and “Pilot Me” by Carol Burnett.

The BYU Singers will perform under the direction of Ronald Staheli. Their offerings will feature a variety of songs, including “Salus aeterna” by Gabriel Jackson, “Sing, Sing” by Alice Parker and “Home” by Matthew Hindson.

The Men's Chorus will perform under the direction of Rosalind Hall. They will perform “Sing Out, My Soul” by Mark Hayes and Staheli’s own piece “A Psalm of Life.”

The combined choirs and congregation will then sing “Have I Done Any Good?” by Will L. Thompson and arranged by David Zabriskie and the combined choirs will finish with “Let All the World in Every Corner Sing” by Eric Thiman and “Pilgrim Song” arranged by Ryan Murphy.

For more information, contact Rosalind Hall at (801) 422-2272, Ronald Staheli at (801) 422-3169 or Jean Applonie at (801) 422-8903.

Writer: Angela Fischer

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