The public is invited. Admission is free.
The concert will feature pieces by composers such as Eric Whitcare, Z. Randall Stroope, Jussi Chydenius and Zoltan Kodaly. There will be a number of folksong arrangement as well as a couple of grand anthems with organ.
The choir will be returning from its March 10-20 tour featuring performances inMichigan,Ohio,New Jersey, andNew York, before concluding with the traditional home concert.
The Chapel Choir isHopeCollege’s premier choral ensemble. Comprised of auditioned singers, the Chapel Choir has toured extensively throughout theUnited StatesandCanada, and has traveled abroad on eight occasions, most recently toSouth Africain May 2009. The choir is featured along with other music ensembles in Christmas Vespers, a tradition that stretches back to 1941. Award-winning broadcasts of Christmas Vespers by WGVU of Grand Rapids are shown on PBS stations around the country at Christmastime. The choir is directed by Brad Richmond, professor of music and director of choral activities.
St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church is located at195 W. 13th St., on the corner of13th StreetandMaple Avenue.
The Hope College Chapel Choir is directed by Dr. Brad Richmond