Linfield concert to feature choral music

Linfield College will host a fall choral concert, “Lalela,” Sunday, Oct. 21, at 4 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield.

Linfield Concert Choir, the Wildcats Men’s Glee Club and the Women’s Vocal Ensemble will perform a wide variety of music by Rheinberger, Schumann and Copland, as well as folk songs from Aruba, New Zealand and America. The choir is directed by Anna Song, assistant professor of music.

Song earned her bachelor’s in composition from UCLA and her master’s in conducting from the School of Music and the Institution of Sacred Music at Yale University. She has been directing choirs and teaching music in the Portland area since 2001. She has served as conductor of Yale University Chapel Choir and assistant conductor for Portland Symphonic Choir. She has also served as director of the St. Rose Youth Choir in Portland and assistant director of Choral Activities at DePaul University.

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