Huntingdon News

October 04, 2011
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Huntingdon College
News Release

Huntingdon singers present fall concert

Montgomery, Ala.—The Huntingdon College Concert Choir and vocal ensembles will present their first full concert of the season Sunday, October 9, at 2:00 p.m. in Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall.   Music will include arrangements by the composers Rosephayne Powell, Paul Manz, John Helgen, Eric Whitacre, Sigmund Spaeth, Val Hicks, John Lennon, and Paul McCartney, as well as a composition by Huntingdon Department of Music associate professor Dr. Jennifer K. Canfield.  The concert is free and open to the public and caps a weekend of activities planned for Homecoming and Family Weekend.

The concert will feature performances by the College's B Natural Quartet and new show choir, Huntingdon Harmony. Huntingdon Harmony was formed in response to popular demand, according to Canfield, who directs the ensemble.  The group will perform vocal jazz and show choir music and will incorporate dance movements in performances.

Huntingdon College, grounded in the Judeo-Christian tradition of the United Methodist Church, is committed to nurturing growth in faith, wisdom, and service and to graduating individuals prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing world.  Founded in 1854, Huntingdon is a coeducational liberal arts college. The Huntingdon Department of Music offers a degree in music with P–12 teacher certification or a concentration in worship leadership available.  The department offers a number of performing ensembles for students in addition to the above groups, including the Marching Scarlet and Grey, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble,  Percussion Ensemble, and Barbershop.

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