Baylor Concert Choir To Perform March 20

March 18, 2003

by Richard Veit

The Baylor University Concert Choir will present its annual spring concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 20, in Jones Concert Hall. This 97-voice choral ensemble performs under the direction of John W. McLean, Jr., assistant professor of choral activities, and is accompanied by Joseph Fuller and Tyler Robertson.

The program, presented in conjunction with the university's Art & Soul Festival, will open with the "Exsultate justi in Domino" by Brant Adams, "Tu pauperum refugium" by French Renaissance composer Josquin des Prez and the Mark Hayes arrangement of "Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven."

Also to be heard are John Rutter's "Te Deum," Felix Mendelssohn's "Andenken" ("Remembrances") and "The May Night" by Johannes Brahms.

The concert will close with an arrangement by the late Moses Hogan of "I Can Tell the World," Waco composer/pianist Kurt Kaiser's "Gweedore Brae" ("Will You See Me") and "Stomp Your Foot" from Aaron Copland's opera The Tender Land.

This concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Baylor School of Music at 710-3991.

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