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Transylvania University Choir embarks on winter tour

The Transylvania University ChoirLEXINGTON, Ky.—The Transylvania University Choir embarks on their winter tour Wednesday, Jan. 6. The choir will perform in four cities in five days on their tour: Ashland, Ky.; Bloomington, Ill.; Indianapolis, Ind.; and Covington, Ky. At the conclusion of the tour, the choir will also give a performance at Transylvania.

Selections for the performances include spirituals Precious Lord and John the Revelator, classic pieces by Mendelssohn and contemporary works by Leonard Bernstein. The Transylvania Madrigal Singers will also perform an abbreviated version of their program from Transylvania’s annual Medieval Madrigal Feast.

Wednesday, Jan. 6 at 7:30 p.m.
First Christian Church
1930 Winchester Ave.
Ashland, KY 41101
(606) 324-5335
Free and open to the public

Thursday, Jan. 7 at 7:30 p.m.
First Christian Church
401 West Jefferson St.
Bloomington, IL 61761
(309) 829-9327
Free and open to the public

Friday, Jan. 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Downey Avenue Christian Church
111 South Downey Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46219
(317) 359-5304
Free and open to the public

Sunday, Jan. 10 at the 10:45 service
Madison Avenue Christian Church
1530 Madison Ave.
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 261-0226
Free and open to the public

Wednesday, Jan. 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Carrick Theater
Transylvania University
300 North Broadway
Lexington, KY 40508
(859) 233-8141
Free and open to the public

Under the direction of Gary Anderson, Transylvania professor of music and director of choral ensembles, the choir toured Venice, Italy; Dubrovnik, Croatia; and Ljubljana, Slovenia in May 2009 as part of Transylvania’s innovative May term. In 2006, the choir toured Vienna, Austria, Hungary and the Transylvania region of Romania. Continental tours are scheduled during the years the choir does not travel abroad.

For more information, contact the public relations office at (859) 233-8120 or the fine arts office at (859) 233-8141.

1/5/2010

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