Thiel Choir Announces Spring 2013 Tour Dates

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:

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

Thiel College is an independent college founded in the Lutheran tradition. Located in Greenville, Pa., the College offers 60 majors and minors, 24 varsity sports, and an 11:1 student-faculty ratio. The College is also home to a new Master of Science in speech-language pathology and 2Master of Business Administration. Both master’s degree programs offer innovative and accelerated five-year paths which allow students to earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years. The speech-language pathology program also has an accelerated 15-month graduate-level program. The M.B.A. program also has a 12-month post-graduate program.A dedicated faculty paired with dynamic research and internship opportunities produce numerous graduate school and job placements. Coeducational from its beginnings, the College remains committed to combining tradition with innovation as it celebrates 150 years.