Nashville Children's Choir in Concert May 8
MACON – The Townsend School of Music at Mercer University will present the Nashville Children's Choir in concert on May 8. The performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Fickling Hall, and is free and open to the public.
The Nashville Children's Choir is comprised of 68 choristers, and Macon is their first stop on their annual spring tour. Young singers, ages 8 through 14, will perform quality choral music. The Mercer University Children's Choir will join them for a few numbers.
MUCC Celebrates 10 Years with Season Finale Performance May 17
MACON – The Mercer University Children's Choir (MUCC) will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a concert, titled "Songs for a Spring Day," on May 17. The MUCC celebrates the hundreds of children who have selflessly shared their beautiful song with the Middle Georgia community and across the United States in church services, concerts and clinics, since its inaugural season in fall 2005. Featuring Dr. Richard Kosowski, conductor, and LeAnn Murphy, assistant conductor, the young choristers will sing gorgeous sacred and secular song.
"The Choristers of Mercer University Children's Choir are proud ambassadors of Middle Georgia, sharing the region's rich history and culture, its musical legacy and its warm hospitality, both at home and on tour throughout the United States," said Kosowski.
There is a $10 suggested donation per person for this event. Proceeds will help benefit the MUCC Scholarship Fund. The concert will take place at 3 p.m. in Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave., Macon.
The Mercer University Children's Choirs are composed of approximately 50 students from public, private and home schools throughout Central Georgia. Most come from vocal backgrounds either in school or church, and represent some of the most talented young singers in our community. Dr. Richard Kosowski, associate professor of music-voice, conducts the Touring Choir, the Cantiamo Choir and co-conducts the Exultemus Choir.The Preparatory Choir is co-conducted by Kadar Jones, music teacher at Williams Elementary and Rosa Taylor Elementary, and LeAnn Murphy, music specialist at the Georgia Academy for the Blind.For more information about the program and upcoming auditions, visit music.mercer.edu/community or call (478) 301-5751.