NACOGDOCHES, Texas – The A Cappella Choir at Stephen F. Austin State University will present Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem when the choir performs at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Nacogdoches.
The A Cappella Choir is conducted by Dr. Michael Murphy, director of choral activities at SFA. Also performing on Requiem are music faculty members Weston Jennings, organ, and Dr. Scott LaGraff, baritone.
Dr. Nathan Nabb, director of the School of Music and professor of saxophone, will perform on English composer Patrick Hawes’ “Quanta Qualia.” Also on the program is Gabriel Fauré’s “Cantique de Jean Racine” featuring Martha De Luna, graduate conducting student from Las Caobas, Dominican Republic. Music by Frank Martin will also be performed.
The concert is free and open to the public. Donations will be accepted for the A Cappella Choir’s Italy tour of Venice, Florence and Rome. Sacred Heart Catholic Church is located at 2508 Appleby Sand Road. For more information about the concert, contact the School of Music at (936) 468-4602.