Kent State Men’s and Women’s Choruses Hold Concert April 19Posted Apr. 15, 2013
The Kent State University Hugh A. Glauser School of Music will present a performance by the Kent State Men’s Chorus and Women’s Chorus on Friday, April 19, at 7:30 p.m. at Kent United Church of Christ. The Kent United Church of Christ is located at 1400 E. Main St. in Kent on the southeast corner of State Route 59 and Horning Road.
The Women’s Chorus is led by graduate conducting student Dawn Casey, and the Men’s Chorus is led by graduate music education student Douglas Beery.
Casey describes this performance as the “pinnacle concert of the semester” for the men’s and women’s choruses. The ensembles will perform works by composers, including Hans Leo Hassler, George Frideric Handel, Robert Schumann, Giuseppe Ottavio Pitoni, David Childs, Joseph Martin and Arthur Sullivan.
The men’s and women’s choruses will also perform versions of the Kent State University Alma Mater in memory of men’s chorus alumni member Gary Larkin, for whom the concert has been dedicated.
The performance is free for all students with ID, $5 for seniors and $8 for adults.
Both the men's and women's choruses tour regularly and frequently collaborate with other Kent State ensembles. Students from a variety of disciplines and majors participate in the Kent State Men's and Women's Choruses.
The Kent State Women's Chorus performs works selected from a variety of periods and musical styles. The Kent State Men's Chorus repertoire includes many styles with special emphasis on the standards of male chorus literature.
Tickets are available by visiting www.kent.edu/music, calling 330-672-ARTS (2787) or visiting the Performing Arts Box Office, located in the lobby of the Roe Green Center in the Music and Speech Building at 1325 Theatre Drive on the Kent Campus. The Performing Arts Box Office accepts Visa, MasterCard and Discover, in addition to cash and checks.
Tickets are also available the day of the show at the door, cash only.