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Tucson Girls Chorus Advanced Choir Tour
Thursday, June 1, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - Monday, June 12, 2017 @ 10:00 pm MST
The Advanced Choir of the Tucson Girls Chorus will be visiting and performing around the Minnesota-Chicago area from June 1 to June 12, 2017. This choir is comprised of 22 high school girls under the Artistic leadership of Dr. Marcela Molina.
The tour includes an eclectic program showcasing world-wide traditions. The Advanced choir will amaze the audience with musical compositions such as the Greek setting of “Seikilos,” Finnnish setting of poem “Emoni Ennen,” and James McMillian’s “Os Mutorum” from The Strathclyde Motes. Just a sample of the astounding music repertoire that the girls will perform!
The tour begins in Minneapolis with concerts at Advent Lutheran (June 2nd), Westminster Presbyterian Church (June 3rd), and Central Presbyterian Church (June 4th). The girls will then go on a campus tour of Macalester College in Richfield, MN and have a workshop with their music faculty and living composer Abbie Betinis followed by a concert with the Angelica Cantati Youth Choir’s Cantabile on June 5th.
The choir will head to Decorah, Iowa where they will participate in a workshop at Luther College followed by a performance at the First Lutheran Church on June 6th before traveling to Chicago, IL. While in Chicago, the choir will visit Northwestern University and take a tour of the Northwestern University School of Music. On Saturday, June 10th the choir will depart to Iverness, IL to complete their last leg of their tour where the girls will perform at the Holy Family Catholic Church. On that morning of June 11th, the choir will attend an 11:00 am service at the Alice Miller Chapel at Northwestern University. From there the choir will depart to Glenview, IL and perform their final tour concert at the Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church.
The Tucson Girls Chorus is a non-profit organization providing music education for young girls and children with special abilities. Enrollment is currently open for new membership for the 2017-2018 season. Contact 577-6064 for more information about enrollment.
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