UMass Boston News

University Chorus and Chamber Singers Present Songs of Struggle, Justice, and Peace

Event Date: May 13, 2015 - 7 p.m.
Location: United First Parish Church, 1306 Hancock Street, Quincy, MA 02169
Event Cost: Admission is free, but donations for the church outreach mission will be gladly accepted at the door

The University of Massachusetts Boston
Department of Performing Arts
University Chorus and Chamber Singers
Present
Songs of Struggle, Justice, and Peace
David Giessow, conductor
Terry Halco, accompanist

 

The 130-member University Chorus will present "How Lovely Are the Messengers" by Felix Mendelssohn, and several civil rights songs. 

The Chamber Singers will present music on the theme of peace by Johannes Brahms, Camille Saint-Saens, Kenneth Jennings, and local composer Richard St. Clair. 

The two choruses will combine to sing "The Alma Mater: To UMB," along with rousing arrangements of the American spirituals "Down By the Riverside" and "Daniel."

For additional information, contact David.Giessow@umb.edu or call 617.287.5640.

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.