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University Chorale performs "Cathedral Classics"

Oct. 27, 2003

KALAMAZOO -- Western Michigan University's international award-winning University Chorale and the Grand Rapids Christian High School Chamber Choir will perform "Cathedral Classics" beginning at 8:15 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at the Cathedral Church of Christ the King, 2600 Vincent Ave., Kalamazoo.

This concert will feature the "Requiem" by Herbert Howells. Written in 1936, the piece was composed for Howells' son who passed away at a very young age. The "Requiem" was not published until 1980, and the University Chorale, under the direction of Dr. Joe Miller, will offer West Michigan a rare performance of this a capella masterwork.

Chorale will be joined by the Grand Rapids Christian High School Chamber Choir, under the direction of Amanda Quist, in a program centered around music of England.

Media contact: Kevin West, 269 387-4678, kevin.west@wmich.edu

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