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PHS choral concert set for Monday

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012 4:15 p.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012 4:19 p.m. CDT

PRINCETON — Princeton High School will present “A Celebration of Choral Music” at 7 p.m. Monday in Sally Skinner Council Auditorium.

Members of the treble choir will open the program with “Confitemini Domino” by Patti Drennan; “Kyrie” by John Leavitt; “I Have a True Love” by Charles McCartha; and “A Choral Flourish” by Linda Spevacek.

Members of the junior varsity choir will continue the program with “Come to the Music” by Joseph Martin; “Set me as a Seal upon your heart” by David Childs, featuring senior Ellen Andersen on French horn; “Shut De Do” by Randy Stonehill, arranged by Mark Hayes.

Kathy Allen will accompany both choirs.

Members of the concert choir, 85 students selected by audition from the sophomore, junior and senior classes, will conclude the evening’s concert. Repertory for this mixed choir will include “All That Hath Life and Breath Praise Ye the Lord” by Rene Clausen; “Sleep” by Eric Whitacre; “Loch Lomond” by Jonathan Quick; and “Battle of Jericho” by Moses Hogan. The concert choir will conclude the program with their signature anthem, “The Lord Bless You and Keep You” by Peter Lutkin.

“A Celebration of Choral Music” is under the direction of Choral Director Brandon M. Crawford and is being presented for all music lovers in the area. Admission is $4 for adults, $3 for students (grades 1-12), $3 for senior citizens (55 and up), with kindergarten and under admitted free of charge. Tickets are available from any choir member, by calling Princeton High school or at the door the evening of the concert.

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