Quincy University’s Music Department Choral Ensembles will host the QU Choral Festival on March 7 at the Connie Niemann Center for Music at QU’s North Campus, 17th & Seminary Road.

Area junior high and high school choirs will join the QU Choral Ensembles for a day of rehearsal. The Choral Festival will end with a concert at 7 p.m. in the Connie Niemann Center for Music featuring each participant choir, the QU Choral Ensembles, and a grand finale with the Festival Chorus, conducted by Dr. Jonathan Stewart, QU associate professor of music/director of choral activities.

The Chorus Repertoire will include “Siyahamba” – Traditional African, “Scarborough Fair” – arr. Jeremy Rawson, “The Heavens are Telling” from The Creation by F. J. Haydn.

For more information, contact Dr. Jonathan Stewart at 217-228-5090 or j.stewart15@quincy.edu.

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