The Thiel Choir will present its home concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 16 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Penn and Clinton streets, Greenville, Pa., concluding the choir’s 54th annual spring tour.
While on tour, the 49-voice choir – under the direction of Dr. Michael Bray, performed at venues in Pennsylvania, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.
The home concert will feature works by American composers Mark Sirett, Daniel Pinkham, Vijay Singh, Alice Parker, Leo Nestor, Randall Thompson, Gwyneth Walker; Lutheran composers F. Melius Christiansen and Robert Wetzler; and arrangements of hymns and spirituals by Andre Thomas and Moses Hogan.
In his 11th year as director of choral activities, Bray conducts the Thiel Choir and Chamber Singers, Thiel College Handbell Ringers, teaches private instruction in voice, music theory, music history and conducting.
The choir performs annually for audiences predominantly in the eastern United States and tours internationally every four years.
The local event is free and open to the public. A freewill offering will be taken. For more information about the home concert or concerts on tour, call 724.589.2149.