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Female vocalists to perform Medieval music at Linfield

In MulieribusRevisit the Renaissance at Linfield College. In Mulieribus, a professional female vocal ensemble, will perform works from the Medieval and Renaissance periods Sunday, March 6, at 4 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield. The performance will feature composers such as Palestrina, Landini, Machaut, Dufay and Josquin.

In Mulieribus is dedicated to the promotion and enrichment of community through the art of music with a focus on works written primarily before 1750. The ensemble has appeared as guest artists at the Portland Art Museum, the University of San Diego, the Multnomah County Library and has recently been invited to perform at the Abbey Bach Festival in July of 2011. In Mulieribus was recently awarded a project grant for 2011 by the Regional Arts and Cultural Council, and will present a program of music composed by women throughout the ages.

The ensemble features Linfield choral director Anna Song as artistic director and conductor. Song earned a bachelor’s of music in composition from UCLA and a master’s of music in conducting from Yale University. She co-founded the group in 2004.

The concert is part of the Linfield Lively Arts series. Admission cost is $5. For more information, call the Linfield Music Department at 503-883-2275.