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Concert Choir and Chamber Singers to tour Springfield
The Illinois College Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will be in Springfield for three days performing at high schools and churches, plus tour historical landmarks this month.

On Friday, April 13, the choir will perform at Southeast High School at 9 a.m. and then at Lanphier High School at 12:45 p.m. On Saturday, April 14, they will sing at Laurel United Methodist Church at 8 p.m. On Sunday, April 15, the group will be at Westminster Presbyterian Church at 10 a.m.

“Tours, even shorter ones like this, are a great opportunity for students to perform in various environments for diverse audiences,” Conductor Abby Musgrove said. “We are able to make great music, and have a great time. It's a win-win for everyone.”

The choir will also feature Illinois College’s men’s and women’s a capella ensembles, “Blue Tie Affair” and “Sapphire.”

Other stops on the agenda include tours of the Old State Capitol, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, New Salem and Lincoln’s Tomb.
 

About Illinois College

Founded in 1829, Illinois College is a residential liberal arts college fostering academic excellence rooted in opportunities for experiential learning while preparing students for lifelong success. The college is located in Jacksonville, Ill. With an enrollment of more than 1,000 students, the college offers over 50 undergraduate programs and a Master of Arts in Education degree program. In 1932 the society of Phi Beta Kappa established a chapter at Illinois College, and it remains one of only 11 in the state.

Illinois College is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. Visit www.ic.edu or call 217-245-3149 for more information.

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Todd Spann | Senior Writer
217.245.3149 | icnews@mail.ic.edu

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