Concert Choir treats Midwest to tour
Thursday, March 29, 2007
The SCSU Concert Choir visited six communities in Minnesota, North Dakota and Canada during its 2007 Midwest Concert Tour March 20-25, which concluded with a performance in St. Cloud. Tour stops included Alexandria, Detroit Lakes, Hallock, Bemidji, Brainerd, Grand Forks, N.D., and Winnipeg, Canada.
One of five choral/vocal ensembles in the music program, the Concert Choir is an auditioned group of 75 singers, including music majors as well as students from various academic disciplines. It represents the University at important events, produces recordings and makes annual tours regionally, nationally and internationally. International venues have included Sweden, Norway, Bermuda, Mexico and the Czech Republic.
Over the years the choir has performed at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall in New York City, Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis and O’Shaughnessy Auditorium in St. Paul.