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3/22/2007 Linfield choir to present final concert of tour

McMINNVILLE - Members of the Linfield College choir will perform a concert on Tuesday, April 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield.

The performance is the final show of a spring break tour by the choir, during which they will present a program opening with a double choir piece from the late Renaissance and ending with a gospel number, including many styles in between. The choir, conducted by Larry Marsh, professor of music at Linfield, will perform seven concerts throughout the tour before concluding with a final performance at Linfield.

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.

Linfield College, chartered in 1858, is an independent, comprehensive institution, nationally recognized for its strong teaching faculty, outstanding science programs and distinctive international emphasis. It enrolls over 2,000 students at its campuses in McMinnville and Portland, and at eight Division of Continuing Education centers in Oregon.

For more information, call the Linfield Music Department at 503-883-2275.