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Fall Choral Concert features four Evangel ensembles, Nov. 9

Published on Nov 7, 2017 by Evangel University News

Four of Evangel University’s choral ensembles will perform the Fall Choral Concert on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Barnett Recital Hall.

The Evangel University Chorale is a 45 member select choir which performs both on the Evangel University campus and in the community. The mission of the Chorale is to prepare and present only 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 concert is free and open to the public. The Barnett Recital Hall is located south of the Robert H. Spence Chapel, facing Glenstone Ave.

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Evangel Chorus

Sing Praises” conducted by student Lauren Dawson

“Amazing Grace” conducted by student Joshua Little

  • Solo by student Mariah Stelling
  • Jane Harris on piano

I Hear a Voice A-Prayin’” conducted by student Sera Yockey

Give me Jesus” conducted by student Juliana Beatie

Men’s Vocal Ensemble

I Won’t Turn Back”


“Chain Breaker”

  • Solos by students Kenny Ortiz and Nathan Oakley
  • Tyler Helton on guitar
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Women’s Chamber Ensemble

Will the Circle Be Unbroken”


“High Flight”

Evangel Chorale

“Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal”

“Nearer My God to Thee” conducted by student Joshua Little

  • Alexa Gambino playing cello

The Word was God”

“Psalm 23”

  • Solo by student Kasisdi Shorey

“Nyon Nyon”

“God So Loved the World”

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The Evangel University Department of Music offers a variety of degree programs, including music performance, music education, music business, recording technology and worship leadership.

The department has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) since 1970, and is also accredited by Missouri Association of Departments & Schools of Music.

For more information, contact the Music Department at (417) 865-2811, ext. 7212.