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Four Evangel ensembles to present Spring Choral Concert, April 25

Published on Apr 22, 2019 by Paul K. Logsdon

The Evangel University Chorale


SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Four of Evangel University’s choral ensembles will perform the Spring Choral Concert on Thursday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Robert H. Spence Chapel.

The concert is free and open to the public.

The Evangel University Chorale is a 45 member select choir which performs on both the Evangel University campus and in the community. The mission of the Chorale is to prepare and present the best of sacred classical choral literature. The Chorale, along with the Women’s Chamber Ensemble, will be under the direction of Tom Matrone, chair of the Department of Music.

The Evangel University Chorus, a group that performs choral literature from all eras including contemporary formats, and the Men’s Vocal Ensemble will be under the direction of Dr. Kevin Hawkins, associate professor of music education.

The groups will be accompanied by Dr. Greg Morris, professor of music, Dr. Linda Ligate, professor emeritus of music, and Mrs. Jane Harris, adjunct professor of music.

The Men’s and Women’s Ensembles will each perform three pieces, the Chorale will perform five pieces, and the combined Chorus and Chorale will perform Dan Forrest’s Requiem for the Living.

The concert will also be online and available to watch live:

Evangel University Department of Music

The Department of Music at Evangel University has been accredited with the National Association of Schools of Music since 1970 and offers majors in music, music education, music performance, music business/technology and worship leadership. Each program is carefully designed to ensure that students build strong musical skills, gain professional training and experience a wide range of musical activities.

For more information, visit the Evangel University website or contact the Music Department at (417) 865-2811, ext. 7212.

Evangel University, which includes the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (AGTS), is a comprehensive Christian university committed to excellence in educating and equipping students to serve the church and society globally. Evangel serves more than 2,100 students from all 50 states and numerous foreign countries, offering 65 undergraduate majors and 19 master’s and doctoral degrees.


Mollie Coday