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Manchester University brings to you The Gift of Song

Manchester University presents The Gift of Song by its Cantabile and Chamber Singers on Friday, Oct. 19. The free concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Wine Recital Hall on the North Manchester campus. 

On the program for Cantabile: The Gift of Love, an English folk tune arranged by Hal Hopson, “Tantum Ergo” by Gabriel Fauré, “Dancing Song” by Zoltán Kodály, “Weep No More” by David N. Childs, “April Come She Will” by Paul Simon and arranged by Walter Ehret, and “Star of the County Down,” a traditional Irish ballad arranged by Thomas Quigley.

On the program for the Chamber singers: “Now is the Month of Maying” by Thomas Morley, “Ave Verum Corpus” by William Byrd, “Zigeunerleben” by Robert Schumann, “Three Responsories for Tenebrae” by Debra Lynn of Manchester University, “A Red, Red Rose” by James Mulholland and “23rd Psalm” by Bobby McFerrin.

Lynn, director of choral organizations and vocal studies, is the choir conductor. The performance will be
accompanied by Alan Chambers on the organ and piano. Chambers is on the adjunct keyboard faculty.

For more about programs at Manchester University, visit the campus calendar at www.manchester.edu.

About Manchester

Manchester University, with campuses in North Manchester and Fort Wayne, Ind., is a northeast Indiana leader in health science education. It offers more than 60 areas of academic study to nearly 1,600 students in undergraduate programs, a Master of Science in Pharmacogenomics, a Master of Athletic Training a four-year professional Doctor of Pharmacy and a four-year dual degree in pharmacy and pharmacogenomics.  Learn more about the private, northern Indiana school at www.manchester.edu . 

Press release prepared by Kimberly Khavayi, student assistant in the Office of Strategic Communications.

September 2018