The annual Brigham Young University Choir Showcase will take place Thursday and Friday, Sept. 24-25, at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. The showcase will feature the BYU Singers, Concert Choir, Men’s Chorus and Women’s Chorus.
Tickets are $6 and are available at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 422-4322 or at byuarts.com.
The concert will primarily consist of religious pieces in classical and contemporary styles. Each choir will be showcased, and some numbers will feature combined choirs.
The BYU Singers have toured extensively and returned from a tour of the British Isles in May 2009. While there, they placed second in the Fleischmann International Trophy Competition. The ensemble is lead by Ronald Staheli.
The BYU Men’s Chorus is the largest collegiate male choir in the United States, with origins reaching to 1901. It is conducted by Rosalind Hall. She also conducts the BYU Concert Choir, which is made up of 90 advanced student-singers.
Jean S. Applonie conducts the BYU Women’s Chorus, which is well-known for its beautiful sound ranging from quiet unison arrangements to large, majestic pieces. The ensemble recently released its first CD recording on Tantara Records.
For more information, contact Ken Crossley at (801) 422-9348.
Writer: Brandon Garrett