Kent State Chorale to present their fall concert on Oct. 27

Kent State Chorale to present their fall concert

The Kent Chorale presents their fall concert on Fri., Oct. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling 330-672-2787 (ARTS) or at $15, adults; $13, seniors and Kent State University faculty; $10, groups of 10 or more; $8 non-Kent State students and Kent State student ineligible for the Fee for Free; FREE for full-time Kent Campus undergraduates and those under 18. Ludwig Recital Hall is at 1325 Theatre Drive in the Center for the Performing Arts. Ample free parking is available.

Under the direction of Scott MacPherson, the Kent Chorale presents a concert featuring a selection of pieces by several composers centered on the theme of “roses.” Audience members will also enjoy Johannes Brahms’s beautiful motet “Schaffe in mir, Gott, ein reines Herz” (Create in me, oh God, a clean heart) for unaccompanied choir in six voice parts. Filling out the program will be a selection of madrigals and other short pieces.

Scott MacPherson is the Director of Choral Studies at Kent State University where he directs the Kent Chorale and the Kent Chorus, as well as leading the graduate conducting program. In addition to his duties at Kent State, he is the founder of both the Cleveland Chamber Choir and the Isthmus Vocal Ensemble. He has consistently earned praise for the performance of choirs under his direction. His innovative programming blends a variety of musical styles ranging from early music through newly commissioned works. His research of contemporary choral music and choral teaching techniques in Germany has resulted in guest conducting appearances with the Vokalensemble Kölner Dom (Cologne Cathedral Choir), the award-winning Modus Novus Chor based in Cologne, as well as the acclaimed male vocal ensemble Arcanum Musicae in Dresden.

Tickets will also be available at the door.

POSTED: Friday, October 13, 2017 - 11:39am
UPDATED: Friday, October 13, 2017 - 11:41am