BOONE—The Hayes School of Music’s Appalachian Chorale will perform Tuesday, May 3, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall on the Appalachian State University campus. Admission is free.
The Appalachian Chorale features 73 singers and will be conducted by Linda Larson and accompanied by Joby Bell, Ling Hsiao, students Shane Watson and Zach Bowyer, and James Stokes on trumpet.
The chorale will first perform “A Song of the Road” by Jonathan Santore based on a Robert Louis Stevenson poem and “Sure on this Shining Night” by Morten Lauridsen based on a poem by James Agee.
“Frostiana” by Randall Thompson will then be performed based on the poetry of Robert Frost, followed by “Stomp Your Foot” from “The Tender Land” by Aaron Copland.
The chorale will conclude the recital with “Ave Verum Corpus (Hail True Body), K. 618” by Mozart.
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.