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BYU Singers, Concert Choir to present spring concerts March 22 at Covey Center

On Saturday, March 22, Brigham Young University’s toptwo choral ensembles, the BYU Singers and Concert Choir, will present anevening of eclectic choral music, including a unique set of Scandinavian songsand a look at the Great American Songbook.

The performance will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Provo’sCovey Center for the Performing Arts, located at 425 W Center Street. Ticketsare $10 for the general public or $7 for students and seniors and can bepurchased at the Covey Center or by calling (801) 852-7007.

The choirs, under the direction of Ron Staheli andRosalind Hall, will perform five sets of pieces under the headings “ThreeChoral Transcriptions,” “Two American Folk Hymns,” “Swedes and Finns,”“Beautiful Songs of Yesteryear” and “Love Gone Awry.”

The concert will conclude with Staheli’s arrangementof George Careless’ “The Morning Breaks, the Shadows Flee,” which will beperformed during April’s General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ ofLatter-day Saints. Students from all four of BYU’s auditioned choirs — BYUSingers, Concert Choir, Men’s Chorus and Women’s Chorus — will perform thepiece during the afternoon session on Saturday, April 5.

For more information, contact choral coordinatorNathan Wright at (801) 422-5616.

Writer: Marissa Ballantyne

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