Radiant Sisters choral concert

Thursday, December 6, 2012

St. Cloud State University Women's Choir, Cantabile Girls' Choir and the newly formed Women's Chorale from the Youth Chorale of Central Minnesota will perform 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at Christ Church Newman Center.

Songs on the program at “Radiant Sisters Sing” will include works by composers such as Leadbelly and Hildegard of Bingen. Leadbelly, born Huddie Ledbetter, was a 20th century folk and blues musician known for his recordings of "Midnight Special" and "Goodnight Irene." Hildegard was a 12th century Roman Catholic nun, Christian mystic, writer and composer of liturgical music. 

Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students and seniors. Students are free with an SCSU ID.

The Cantabile Girls’ Choir Program, which is sponsored by the university's Department of Music Preparatory Program, offers two choral opportunities for young girls in Central Minnesota. The Choristers choir is for girls in grades four through six and Cantabile for girls in grades six through nine.

Any female student on campus has an opportunity to participate in the Women's Choir, where members study and perform distinctive literature for women's voices including classical choral music, contemporary works, world music, folk songs and spirituals.

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