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Thursday, 03 April 2014 07:11

Hickory Choral Society to Present Spring Concert this Sunday

the Hickory Choral Society at the First Baptist Church in Hickory the Hickory Choral Society at the First Baptist Church in Hickory courtesy of Hickory Choral Society Publicity Chairman Lu Griffin

The Hickory Choral Society will present its annual Spring Concert on Sunday, April 6 at 3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Hickory, 339 2nd Avenue N.W.

This concert will feature “The Requiem” by Gabriel Fauré. Joining the Hickory Choral Society for the concert is Soprano Dr. Melinda Lein, a noted soloist who is currently the Associate Professor of Music (Voice) at Wingate University. Also joining the Choral Society as a guest soloist is Baritone Dr. Kenny Potter.

Also featured will be “The Mass of the Children,” composed by John Rutter, the most prolific British composer from the 1970s to the present day. The work highlights a children’s choir with chorus, orchestra and soprano and baritone soloists. The children’s choir is composed of auditioned student singers from Catawba, Burke, Alexander and Caldwell counties.

The Spring Concert is free and open to the public. For membership and other information, call the Hickory Choral Society office at 828-322-2210.

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