Spring choral concert offers variety of music

The Linfield College Music Department will present its annual Spring Choral Concert, “LaLela!” on Sunday, May 13, at 4 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium, located in Melrose Hall at Linfield.

The performance of choral music will feature the Women’s Vocal Ensemble and Wildcat Men’s Glee Club, led by director Anna Song, assistant professor of music. The concert will provide audience members a wide variety of music for men’s and women’s voices, including multicultural selections, music by Billy Joel, Pergolesi’s “Stabat Mater” and the celebrated “Ave Verum Corpus” by Mozart.

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 is the co-founder and artistic director of In Mulieribus, a professional women’s ensemble that focuses on the performance of early music. The ensemble has been featured on national radio programs such as Performance Today and Millennium of Music.

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