From GOSHEN COLLEGENEWS BUREAU
---- — GOSHEN — Goshen College choirs will perform during the annual EARTHTONES choral showcase April 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall. This marks the 10th year for the program.
Performing will be the Goshen College Chamber Choir, Men’s Chorus, and Women’s World Music Choir. The EARTHTONES program will feature choral works from a wide variety of composers, cultures and countries, including works from Ireland, Wales, Norway, France and the Republic of Georgia, and sung in languages including Zulu, Gaelic, Bulgarian, Portuguese, Maranao, Urdu and Maori. The program will also feature a short performance by Goshen College student vocal ensemble The MennoNotes.
The choirs will perform individually and as a joint chorus. During the concert, the choirs will also recognize graduating senior choir members.
The Goshen College Choirs are directed by Debra Brubaker and Scott Hochstetler. The choirs are accompanied by pianists Christine Larson Seitz and Chara Sonntag. Brubaker is professor of music at Goshen College, where she teaches in the areas of vocal and choral music. Hochstetler is associate professor of music at Goshen College, where he teaches in the vocal, choral and opera theater programs. He is also the director of the St. Joseph Valley Camerata, an area professional choir.
General admission tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for senior citizens and students. Tickets are available online at www.goshen.edu/tickets or via the Goshen College Welcome Center at 574-535-7566. Goshen College faculty, staff and students will be admitted free with valid identification.