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Road trip to Kansas City — President Taylor hosts alumni gathering with EU Chorale, Orchestra and Sinfonia

Published on Mar 2, 2018 by Paul K. Logsdon

President Carol Taylor and the Evangel University Chorale, Orchestra and Sinfonia will travel north to Kansas City for two alumni events this weekend.

On Saturday, March 3, at 6:30 p.m., all alumni, family and friends of Evangel, CBC and AGTS are invited to attend an alumni gathering at Northland Cathedral

“There will be light refreshments as everyone enjoys the opportunity to catch up with alumni and friends, hear an update from President Taylor, and enjoy the music of the Chorale,” said Hector Cruz, director of alumni engagement.

Then on Sunday, March 4, at 9:15 and 10:45 a.m., the Evangel University Chorale, Orchestra and Sinfonia will provide a concert and President Carol Taylor will speak. Those services are open to the public.

Northland Cathedral Worship Center is located at 101 NW 99th, Kansas City, Mo., 64155.

The Chorale is under the direction of Tom Matrone, chair of the Department of Music. The instrumental groups are under the direction of Dr. Larry Dissmore, director of orchestral activities.


Three of Evangel’s outstanding ensembles

All three groups appear regularly in concerts on campus and in the Springfield community.

2018c EU Chorale

• The Evangel University Chorale is a 45 member select choir. The mission of the Chorale is to prepare and present only the best of sacred classical choral literature. // (CLICK TO ENLARGE)

2018a EU Sinfonia F17

• The 32 members of the Sinfonia are also selected by audition. The group has toured extensively throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe under its former name, Concert Orchestra. The Sinfonia performs music designed for use in churches, schools and concert halls. // PHOTO BY: Michelle Retherford  (CLICK TO ENLARGE)

2018b EU Orchestra, F17

• The 40-member University Orchestra is comprised of students pursuing majors in music, as well as a variety of other fields available at the University. Its repertoire includes a wide range of music drawn from the standard orchestral literature. // PHOTO BY: Michelle Retherford  (CLICK TO ENLARGE)

The Department of Music at Evangel University offers majors in music education, music performance, recording technology and worship leadership. The department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and the Missouri Association of Departments & Schools of Music.

For more information, contact the EU Alumni Department at (417) 865-2811, ext. 7333.