MVNU Collegians Chorale Spring Concert - Mission Through Song
April 23, 2013
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio - Collegians Chorale, the concert choir at Mount Vernon Nazarene University directed by Dr. Robert Tocheff, will present its spring concert on Tuesday, April 23, at 8 p.m. in the R.R. Hodges Chapel/Auditorium.
This spring concert will feature a wide variety of choral music from the choir's fall and spring repertoire and church tours. Some of the selections include Gawthrop's "Sing a Mighty Song," Courtney's "God, Thou Art Love," the Wilberg arrangement of "Bound for the Promised Land" with duo piano accompaniment, "The Ground" from Sunrise Mass by Gjeilo with string quartet, J.S. Bach's "Alleluia" from Motet VI, Stonehill's "Shut De Do'," and a gospel arrangement of "Amazing Grace" by McCutchen.
This concert is also a "Send-Off" event for the choir's mission trip to Croatia, Hungary and Vienna, May 14-27. The choir will share "Esti Dal" (Evening Song) by the Hungarian composer Zoltan Kodaly, "Praise, Praise, Praise the Lord" and "Only Jesus" sung in Croatian, Hungarian and German. The centerpiece of the trip is to assist the startup of the Church of the Nazarene in Croatia, as well as continue outreach assistance for the Nazarene work in Hungary. The concert is free to the public. Donations will be accepted for the mission trip.
Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a private, four-year, intentionally Christian teaching university for traditional age students, graduate students and working adults. With a 400-acre main campus in Mount Vernon, Ohio, and several convenient Graduate and Professional Studies locations throughout the state, MVNU emphasizes academic excellence, spiritual growth and service to community and church. MVNU offers an affordable education to more than 2,500 students from 32 states and six countries/U.S. territories.