Thiel Choir Announces Spring 2013 Tour Dates
Posted January 9, 2013
GREENVILLE, Pa.—The Thiel Choir is hitting the road for its annual spring tour in March. Each year, under the direction of Dr. Michael Bray, director of choral activities, and accompanied by pianist Kathryn A. Gray, the student choir performs a largely a cappella program in Lutheran churches throughout the eastern United States.
This year, the 42-voice choir will perform a variety of sacred works by Nystedt, Schütz, Petrich and Aguiar and works by Chatman, Gawthrop, Walker, Pinkston and Lutheran composers F. M. Christiansen and Robert Wetzler as well as spirituals, folk songs and hymns.
All performances begin at 7 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Tour dates and locations are:
Friday, March 1: Harrold Zion Lutheran Church, Greensburg, Pa.
Saturday, March 2: St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hanover, Pa.
Sunday, March 3: Immanuel Lutheran Church, Manchester, Md.
Wednesday, March 6: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Raleigh, N.C.
Thursday, March 7: St. Luke Lutheran Church, Lexington, N.C.
Friday, March 8: First Lutheran Church, Parkersburg, W.Va. (Performance at 7:30 p.m.)
Saturday, March 9: Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Glenshaw, Pa.
For more information about any of these performances, please contact the respective church offices. There is no charge for admission, but a freewill offering will be taken.
About Thiel College
Founded in 1866, Thiel College is an independent liberal arts, sciences and professional studies institution located on a 135-acre campus in Greenville, Pa. just 90 minutes from Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Erie. Committed to combining the best of the liberal arts tradition with career and life skills, the Thiel College faculty offers a high quality undergraduate education to more than 1,100 students across more than 60 majors and minors in 19 discipline areas that inspire, challenge and prepare students to succeed.