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Herberger College School of Music announces spring 2004 Choral season


January 12, 2004

TEMPE, Ariz. – The choral program at ASU’s Herberger College School of Music has announced its spring 2004 season, which will feature six concerts by the university’s various choral groups.

A delightful and romantic Valentine’s Day concert by the Herberger Singers and Concert Choir on Feb. 13 will open the season and feature many favorite love songs, together with Brahms's Zigeunerlieder, Op. 103. The event is free.

On March 8, the Concert Choir will mark Women’s History Month with a concert of music by female composers. Featured among the evening’s compositions will be Requiem by Eleanor Daley.

In a grand finale to the season, the choral program’s combined choirs will be joined by the University Symphony Orchestra on April 28 for an evening that will include selections from Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night's Dream.

The complete spring choral schedule is below. For more information on the choral season, the public should call (480) 965-TUNE or visit the Herberger College Web site at http://www.herbergercollege.asu.edu/ and click on “Things to Do.”

Valentine's Day Concert: Herberger Singers and Concert Choir

7:30 p.m., Feb. 13
Katzin Concert Hall
Admission Price: Free; 480-965-TUNE (8863)
Craig Peterson, director and David Schildkret, conductor 
Featuring Brahms's Zigeunerlieder, Op. 103 and many favorite love songs.

University Choir Concert
2:30 p.m., Feb. 22
Katzin Concert Hall
Admission Price: Free; 480-965-TUNE (8863)
Robb Butler, conductor

Concert Choir Concert
7:30 p.m., March 8
Katzin Concert Hall
Admission Price: Free; 480-965-TUNE (8863)
David Schildkret, conductor 
A concert of music by women composers, in celebration of Women's History Month, featuring Requiem by Eleanor Daley.

Women's Chorus and Sun Devil Singers Concert
7:30 p.m., March 24
Katzin Concert Hall
Admission Price: Free; 480-965-TUNE (8863)
Kenneth Owen and Brook Larson, conductors

Conductors’ Choral Ensemble Concert

7:30 p.m., April 18
Organ Hall
Admission Price: Free; 480-965-TUNE (8863)
Conductors’ Choral Ensemble.

Beloved Masterpieces: University Symphony Orchestra and Combined Choirs
7:30 p.m., April 28 
Gammage Auditorium
Admission Price: Free; 480-965-TUNE (8863)
David Schildkret, conductor 
Mendelssohn: selections from A Midsummer Night's Dream 
Orff: Carmina burana 
Performing choirs: Choral Union, University Choir, Women's Chorus and Concert Choir


The School of Music in the Arizona State University Herberger College of Fine Arts is one of the top music schools in the nation. More than 100 music faculty artists and scholars work with approximately 800 music majors each year in research, performance and scholarly activities. It presents approximately 700 concerts and recitals each season. To learn more about the School of Music, visit http://music.asu.edu

Media Contact:
Jennifer Pringle
480-965-8795
jennifer.pringle@asu.edu