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Joy and importance of music to be celebrated in choral concert

ETSU Chorale

JOHNSON CITY (April 18, 2014) – “If Music Be the Food of Love” is the theme of a concert featuring East Tennessee State University’s student choral ensembles, which will be held Sunday, April 27, at 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 105 S. Boone St.

The concert will feature the ETSU Chorale, BucsWorth Men’s Choir, ETSU Women’s Choir and the jazz-pop fusion vocal ensemble Greyscale.  These student ensembles perform under the direction of Drs. Matthew Potterton and Alan Stevens, director and associate director, respectively, of Choral Activities for the university’s Department of Music.

The program focuses on music and the role it plays in people’s lives, celebrating the joy and importance of music with songs ranging from William Byrd’s “Sing Joyfully” to Daniel E. Gawthrop’s “Sing Me to Heaven.”

Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for students with ID, and may be purchased either in advance at www.etsu.edu/cas/music or at the door.

For more information, contact the ETSU Department of Music at (423) 439-4276.  For disability accommodations, call the ETSU Office of Disability Services at (423) 439-8346.