NACOGDOCHES, Texas – The Chamber Singers at Stephen F. Austin State University have rescheduled their concert “Ode to Music” to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, in Cole Concert Hall on the SFA campus.
“Ode to Music” is a concert “extolling the virtues and wonder of music,” according to Dr. Michael Murphy, director of choral activities at SFA and the director of the Chamber Singers. It was originally scheduled for Oct. 15 but had to be canceled due to performer illness.
The concert will showcase the graduate conducting studio and includes student conductors Joe Alvear of Brownsville, Tate Ashby of Lufkin, Katie Bulen of San Antonio, Desteni Granston of Cypress and Ryan Herriage of Sulphur Springs. Piano collaborator is Jina Jeong.
The Chamber Singers will perform J.S. Bach’s motet “Lobet den Herrn,” featuring performances by music faculty members Jennifer Dalmas, violin; Melissa Nabb, viola; and Evgeni Raychev, cello; and Chaerin Seo, graduate student, violin.
Other choral music to be performed will include works by composers and arrangers G.F. Handel, Moses Hogan, David Brunner, Ronald Staheli, David Dickau, Morten Laurdisen, Lloyd Pfautsch, Baldassare Donato and William Billings.
Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and $3 for students and youth. To purchase tickets, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407 or visit the box office website. For additional information, contact the SFA School of Music at (936) 468-4602.