The Quincy University choirs will present a fall concert on Sunday, Oct. 6, at 3 p.m. in the Connie Niemann Center for Music (1700 Seminary Road). The ensembles will perform under the direction of Allen Means, assistant professor of choral music. The general public is invited to attend without charge thanks to sponsorship by the QU division of fine arts and communication.
The Chamber Choir select ensemble will perform “The Prayer of St. Francis” by John Sanders, “Popule Meus” by Tomas Luis deVictoria, “Salmo 150” by Ernani Aguiar, “Os Justi Mediabitur Sapientiam” by Anton Bruckner, and “O Vos Omnes” by Pablo Cassals.
The Concert Choir will perform “His Eye is on the Sparrow” by Charles Gabriel, “Witness” arranged by Jack Halloran, “Moses” by Ken Medema, “Amazing Grace” arranged by Alice Parker and Robert Shaw, “Alleluia” by Randall Thompson, and “Blessed Assurance” by Fanny Crosby.
Additional information about the fall choir concert is available from the QU music office at 228-5432 extension 3160.
Founded in 1860 by Franciscan friars, Quincy University (www.quincy.edu) is a Catholic, co-educational, residential university offering undergraduate, graduate, and adult education programs that integrate liberal arts, active learning, practical experience, and Franciscan values. The university has 15 intercollegiate sports and is a member of the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Valley Conference for men and women.