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Concert choir tour to conclude at Linfield

Piano at LinfieldMembers of the Linfield College Concert Choir will perform a concert on Friday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield.

Under the direction of Anna Song, assistant professor of music and director of choral activities, the choir will perform a wide range of styles, including spiritual and multicultural selections, and feature works by Bruckner, Parry, Byrd, Gretchaninoff and Kodaly. The Women’s Vocal Ensemble and the Wildcats Men’s Glee Club will also perform.

The performance is the final show of a spring break tour by the choir. Students will perform five concerts throughout Idaho and Montana before concluding with a final performance at Linfield. This year’s tour will focus on service and will include performances and visits to various schools and nursing facilities.

The Linfield concert choir was organized in 1930 and is the oldest such group in the Pacific Northwest. Throughout its history, the choir has distinguished itself with concerts throughout the 10 western states and Canada. It has also performed extensively throughout the world in locations including Austria, Germany, Britain, New Zealand, Australia, China and Southeast Asia.

The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Linfield College Music Department, 503-883-2275.