Spring Choral Concert to be Held April 27

Friday, April 25th, 2014

The West Virginia Wesleyan College spring choral concert “Glory and Honor” will be performed on Sunday, April 27 at 3:00 p.m. in Wesley Chapel.  It will feature the Wesleyan Singers, Concert Chorale, and Concentus Vocum.

Under the direction of R. Daniel Hughes, the choirs will perform several choral works, including Vivaldi’s Gloria, which will feature student soloists Mary Simms, Molly Summers, Laura Mekhail, Brooke McVaney, Lily Kurfman, and members of the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra.  The concert will also feature David Conte’s Elegy for Matthew, a work written for the memory of Matthew Shephard; two of Ron Nelson’s Three Mountain Ballads; Lee Hoiby’s Last Letter Home, a setting of Private Jesse Given’s last letter to his family; Monteverdi’s Beatus Vir; and several other works.

The concert is free and open to the public.