January 29, 2012
VSU Chamber Singers to Embark on Spring Tour
VALDOSTA -- The Valdosta State University Chamber Singers will
embark on its Spring Choir Tour, which includes performances in
Atlanta, Gainesville and Winston-Salem, N.C.
The tour includes several destinations like McEachern High School in Cobb County, where the Chamber Singers will perform for more than 800 choir students. The elite choir will also perform at First Methodist Church in Gainesville and Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Atlanta.
The highlight of the tour will be a performance at the American Choral Directors Association Conference (ACDA) in Winston-Salem, N.C. More than 100 choral groups throughout the southern division auditioned to perform at the conference. The Chamber Singers were among 18 choirs selected.
“This performance at ACDA will be a special performance, giving our students a chance to perform for over 1,000 choral directors from throughout the region,” said Dr. Paul Neal, director of choral activities. “It is an honor to be chosen to perform, and we look forward to singing for such a well-educated audience.”
ACDA is a non-profit music education organization that promotes choral music performance, teaching, composition and research. The organization holds state, division and national conferences that feature concert performances and allow members to develop their choral skills. The southern division of ACDA includes 11 states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.
The VSU Chamber Singers is an elite choral group at VSU that performs the highest level of choral music. The ensemble tours throughout Georgia annually and internationally every three years. It is open to any VSU student through audition only.
For more information about the VSU Chamber Singers, visit http://www.valdosta.edu/music/voice/con_choir.shtml .
VSU Chamber Singers Spring Tour 2012
Tuesday, February 28 at 7 p.m.
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
4465 Northside Drive Northwest Atlanta, GA 30327
Wednesday, February 29 at 10 a.m.
McEachern High School
2400 New MacLand Road
Powder Springs, GA 30127
Thursday, March 1 at 3:15 p.m.
Stevens Center for the Performing Arts
405 W. Fourth St.
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Friday, March 2 at 7 p.m.
First Methodist Church
2780 Thompson Bridge Road
Gainesville, GA 30506