The University of Lynchburg Choral Union and Concert Choir will present a joint concert on October 23 at 7:30 p.m. in Snidow Chapel to benefit the Lynchburg Branch of the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank. Admission to the performance will be a donation of cash or non-perishable food items.
Dr. Jong Kim, professor of music and director of choral activities/vocal studies, will conduct the concert, assisted by Katie Pyles, candidate for the master of arts in music. Ms. Pyles teaches choral music at Turner Ashby High School in Rockingham County, Virginia.
The Choral Union will perform Missa Brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo (Kleine Orgelmesse) by Franz Joseph Haydn and Jesu meine Freude by Johann Sebastian Bach.
The Concert Choir will sing Cantate Domino by J. P. Sweelinck, Ave Maria by Javier Busto, Sanctus by Jan Sandstrom, Song to the Moon (La Luna) by Z. Randall Stroope, and My Soul’s Been Anchored in the Lord, arranged by Moses Hogan.
Rose Peak will serve as accompanist for both ensembles.