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Spring Choir and String Ensemble Concert

April 13, 2024 - April 13, 2024 Add Event To Calendar
4:00 p.m.
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The University of Dubuque's Department of Fine and Performing Arts and Northeast Iowa School of Music will present "Sounds of Home," a Spring Choir and String Ensemble Concert, at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, April 13, 2024, in John and Alice Butler Hall, Heritage Center.

"Sounds of Home" will feature the Dubuque Community String Orchestra with the UD String Ensemble, UD Concert Choir, and UD Chamber Singers. Through the concert, audiences will be aurally transported to homes around the world through works by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Aaron Copland, Antonin Dvorak, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, Andrr Thomas, and Tracey Rush.

"Sounds of Home" will be under the direction of Kristen Eby, MM, head of the Department of Fine and Performing Arts, director of choral activities, and assistant professor of music at UD, as well as Tracey Rush, MM, adjunct professor at UD, founder of the Dubuque Community String Orchestra, and founder and former executive director of the Northeast Iowa Community School of Music. The concert will be accompanied by Jill Klinebriel, an adjunct instructor at UD.

Additionally, there will be two student conductors: Dacoda "Coda" Breitsprecker, a junior music education major from Galena, Illinois, and Josette Robertson, a senior music education major from Colorado Springs, Colorado.

"Sounds of Home" is free and open to the public. No ticket is required.