BOONE—The Hayes School of Music will present the Chamber Singers, University Singers and Appalachian Baroque in a recital Thursday, April 28, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.
The recital will feature 27students in the Chamber Singers, 51 students in the University Singers and 15 students in Appalachian Baroque. The Chamber and University singers will be conducted by Stephen M. Hopkins and accompanied by Hollie Lacy. Appalachian Baroque will be directed by Alicia Chapman.
The recital will begin with “Hosanna to the Son of David” by Orlando Gibbons, “Stars” by Ēriks Ešenvalds and “So vyunom ya hozhu (With a Wreath I Stroll)” by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, performed by the University Singers.
The University Singers will then perform “Ignea vis” by J. Michael Saunders and “Ezekiel Saw de Wheel” by William L. Dawson.
The Chamber Singers will then perform “Magnificat” by Hasley Stevens, “I Am Not Yours” by Z. Randall Stroope, “O Mirtillo” by Claudio Monteverdi and “Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine” by Eric Whitacre.
The University Singers will conclude the recital with “The King Shall Rejoice” by George Frideric Handel.
About Appalachian State University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.