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Evangel University Concert Choir to tour and perform on the East Coast, March 1-11

Published on Feb 28, 2014 by Valorie Coleman

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The Evangel University Concert Choir, directed by Sharon Wilkins, will travel throughout the East Coast during spring break.

***See Tour Schedule below

The ensemble, which is comprised of 37 students, will travel to Ohio, Virginia, New York and Connecticut to perform in concerts and services.

“This tour is very special because we have so many students from the East Coast and will be singing in many of their home churches,” Wilkins said. “This ensemble represents many different academic majors on campus, and together they blend their voices, their hearts and their individual gifts for ministry and for recruitment for EU. We are anticipating a wonderful trip.”

The performances will include the following pieces:

  • Holy is the Lord, by Franz Schubert, John B. Dykes and Ralph Manuel
  • Holy Radiant Light, by Alexander Gretchaninov
  • It is Well With My Soul, by Mark Hayes
  • Jesus, My Lord, My Life, My All, by Henry Collins and Bob Burroughs
  • The Lord Bless You and Keep You, by John Rutter
  • The Majesty and Glory of Your Names, by Linda Lee Johnson and Tom Fettke
  • My God is a Rock, by Ken Berg
  • Nearer My God to Thee, by James Stevens
  • When I Survey, by Gaither Vocal Band
  • Run To You, by Pentatonix

During the past 28 years, the concert choir has toured in the 48 contiguous states, Canada, the Bahamas and 15 countries in Europe. In addition, the choir has performed at the Missouri Music Educators Conference; has been honored with solo performances at Carnegie Hall in 1992, 1996, 2000 and 2008; and has performed for President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney.

Wilkins, associate professor of music, has served on the Evangel University faculty since 1984.

For additional information, contact Sharon Wilkins at (417) 865-2811, ext. 7328.


• Sunday, March 2, 2014, 10:45 a.m.

Montgomery Assembly of God
7850 Pfeiffer Rd.
Cincinnati, OH.45242
Pastor: Dr. David Bittinger

• Sunday, March 2, 2014, 6 p.m.

Miamisburg First Assembly of God
501 N. 9th Street
Miamisburg, OH 45342
Pastor: Rev. John Swint

• Monday, March 3, 2014, 7:30 p.m.

Jubilee Christian Center
4650 Shirley Gate Rd.
Fairfax, VA. 22030
Phone: 703 383-1170
Pastor: Rev. Bill Frasnelli

• Tuesday, March 4, 2014, 7:30 p.m.

Faith Fellowship Assembly of God
7800 Telegraph RD.
Alexandria, VA. 22315
Pastor: Rev. Don Dawson

Fellowship for Area Evangel alumni following the service

• Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Bethpage Assembly of God
362 Stewart Ave..
Bethpage, NY. 11714
Rev. Salvatore Bernnardo

• Thursday, March 6, 2014

Day off in New York City

• Friday, March 7, 2014, 1:45 p.m.

Brookfield Christian School
School assembly

Brookfield First Assembly of God
Brookfield, CT.
Pastor: Phil Morgan
6:30 p.m.

• Sunday, March 9, 2014, 10:30 a.m.

Port City Faith Assembly of God
436 W. 5th St.
Oswego, NY. 13126
Pastor: Rev. Sebastian Foti

• Sunday, March 9, 5:30 p.m.

Oswego Alliance
371 Thompson Rd.
Oswego, NY. 13126
Pastor: Wade Smith

• Monday, March 10, 2014, 8:30 a.m.

Oswego High School
2 Buchaneer Blvd.
Oswego, NY.13126