Macalester Choir Concert in New York City

3:00 PM  - 5:00 PM
Sunday Mar 21, 2010
First Presbyterian Church, 12 West 12th Street, NYC
Reverend Dr. Jon Walton '69 is senior pastor of this church

Join  Reverend Dr. Jon Walton '69, senior pastor, and Macalester alumni to hear the Macalester Concert Choir, under direction of Eugene Rogers, perform their last concert of the New York and Delaware tour at The First Presbyterian Church in the City of New York. Meet the choir members and enjoy refreshments at a reception immediately following their performance. The choir will head directly from First Church to the airport at 5 p.m., please attend and give them a friendly send-off as they head back to Mac.

This concert features original works by two Macalester composers: Jan Gilbert's "Songs of Transformation" based on Persian classical music and the poetry of Hafez, and Carlton Macy's "O Rosa Bella" based on John Dunstable's tune of the same title.  In addition, Johann Sebastian Bach's Cantata 150 Nach, dir, Herr, verlanget mich, and music by Johanness Brahms, Matthew Harris, and Chester Alwes will be performed.  The concert will conclude with several standard vocal jazz settings such as "Birdland" and "Blue Skies"; followed by a special tribute to Macalester and their alum on the East Coast.

Contact: Stephen Sporer,

This event is for: Alumni, Faculty, Parents and Families and Public

Sponsored By: Alumni Office

Categories: Alumni Events