Troy University Collegiate Singers to present free concert Nov. 15

Posted: Friday, 08 November 2013

TROY, Ala. – Troy University's Collegiate Singers will present their annual fall concert at 7 p.m. on Nov. 15 at Troy First Baptist Church. The concert is free and open to the public.

The ensemble will collaborate with members of the instrumental and percussion departments at TROY, as well as Dr. John Jinright on organ, in the presentation of Rutter's “Gloria." In addition, TROY professor Dr. Robert Gibson's Guitar Ensemble will share in the concert, which will include music from composers such as Brouwer, Beethoven, Boccherini and Tchaikovsky.

Other works to be included in the performance are: Benjamin Britten's “Jubilate Deo," an arrangement of “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty" by John Rutter, Mendelssohn's “Verleih uns Frieden," and a piece titled “What Shall I Render To My God" by Jason Metheney.

The Collegiate Singers will also present the world premiere of “Veni Creator Spiritus," a composition by Anthony Bernarducci.

The Collegiate Singers are under the direction of conductor Dr. James Brown, professor in the John M. Long School of Music.