Choir announces 2014 Spring Tour

The University of Jamestown Concert Choir announces its 2014 Spring Tour performances in North Dakota and Minnesota.

Sunday, March 2, 5:30 p.m.
Nativity Catholic Church
1825 11th St S., Fargo, N.D.

Sunday, March 9, 7:30 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church
214 E. Thayer Ave., Bismarck, N.D.

Monday, March 10, 7:30 p.m.
Lutheran Brethren Fellowship
213 26th St. E., Williston, N.D.

Tuesday, March 11, 7:30 p.m.
Little Flower Catholic Church
218 3rd St. SE, Rugby, N.D.

Wednesday, March 12, 7:30 p.m.
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
1214 University Ave., Crookston, Minn.

Friday, March 14, 7:30 p.m.
Perham Center for the Arts
101 5th St. NE, Perham, Minn.

Saturday, March 15, 7:30 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church
340 5th Ave St. S., St. Cloud, Minn.

Home Concert
Sunday, March 23, 2 p.m.
Basilica of St. James, Jamestown

The Choir will sing works from a variety of composers and time periods, including Bach’s “Lobet den Hern, alle Heiden,” Dvorak’s “Song to the Moon,” Mozart’s “Mass in C,” and “My Soul’s Been Anchored in the Lord” by Moses Hogan.

A freewill offering will be received at each performance.

The Choir has a longstanding reputation for excellence in choral performance and has toured throughout the United States, Europe, and, in 2010, China. The Choir is preparing for its 11th international tour May 12-23, 2014. Destinations include Budapest, Prague, Leipzig, Vienna, and Berlin.

J. Aaron McDermid is Director of Choral Activities at University of Jamestown. Establishing a reputation as a composer of both challenging and accessible works, McDermid has written 15 commissioned works for groups such as The National Lutheran Choir and The Dale Warland Singers.

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  • Academic Scholarships
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  • Journey Awards

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