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Edinboro University Singers to begin state concert tour April 13

04/01/2014

The Edinboro University Singers and Chorale will set out on their annual state concert tour April 13-15, with performances scheduled across Pennsylvania.

Conducted by Dr. Peter van den Honert, the University Singers are the concert choir of Edinboro University. The choir has released four compact discs, and maintains an active performance schedule both on and off the EU campus, which has included two overseas tours. The annual state concert tour is a highlight of the year for the Singers.

The University Chorale is a chamber ensemble selected by audition from the University Singers.

The first performance of the tour is set for April 13 at 7 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church of Kane, located at 103 Greeves St. in Kane, Pa.

The University Singers have two performances lined up for April 14. They will perform at 1 p.m. at Freeport Area High School in Sarver, Pa., before departing for Pittsburgh, where they have a 7 p.m. concert at New Light Temple Baptist Church. New Light Temple Baptist Church is located at 2546 Centre Ave. in Pittsburgh.

On April 15, the group will first perform at Deer Lakes High School in Cheswick, Pa., at 12:30 p.m. They will then travel to central Pennsylvania for a 7 p.m. performance at the West Side Methodist Church in Clearfield, Pa.

The Edinboro University Singers and Chorale who will be touring the state are:

SOPRANO: Chantel Adkins, Corrina Barnett, Cassi Bruno, Rachael Elliott, Britt Love, Kayla Moss, Kelly Payer, Hannah Schurr, Jessi Smurphat, Lynzy Wheaton, Alexandra Workinger-Guy and Molly Zemla.

ALTO: Christina Campbell, Jade Hilliard, Raven Jones, Katherine Lawson, Katy Lowe, Lydia Struble and Meredith Supinski.

TENOR: Kenneth Anderson, Michael Dodin, Dylan Edwards, Zachary Goughler, Cameron Reading, Wesley Taliani and Kenneth Vinston.

BASS: Austin Blair, Jacob Gibson, Seth Hunter, Dylan Miller, Cody Mott, Jalen Reed, Ben Robson, Zachary Smego and Aaron Taylor.

Cody Mott and Regena Shirley will provide piano accompaniment for the concerts.

Events planned for high schools are controlled by the individual school. Any community member wanting to attend those performances should contact the specific school for details.

All evening concerts are free and open to the public. For more information on the Edinboro University Singers and Chorale, please contact Peter van den Honert, director of Choral Activities, at vandenhonert@edinboro.edu.