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Concert Choir embarks on Spring Tour

Stetson University Concert Choir

Tim Peter conducts the Stetson Concert Choir as Tammy Miller accompanies on piano.

Stetson University’s Concert Choir will be launching its 2013 Spring Tour on Feb. 28, in Celebration, Fla. The concert will be comprised of a five-part performance in which the choir will perform a repertoire with an array of choral genres in various languages and cultural domains. A few of the songs for the 2013 Spring Tour will be Zion’s Wall, Der Feuerreiter, Hard Times Come Again No More, Cloudburst, as well as many others.

Stetson University, prominently known for its School of Music, has a rich heritage of choral singing. The Concert Choir is composed of a highly select, 54-voice ensemble. Through rigorous training including opera programs, private teaching, and coaching, the choir has become one of the most renowned vocal programs for undergraduates in the country.

Stetson University School of Music has approximately 200 music majors, and the skill building and training Stetson gives to its students prepares them for success in the workplace.

The Concert Choir is conducted by Timothy Peter, a native of Minnesota who earned his Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of Arizona. Peter joined Stetson in 2012. Tammy Miller is the collaborative keyboard artist and an adjunct faculty member at Stetson. She received her B.A. from Stetson University and her M.A. from University of Central Florida. She has accompanied the Stetson Concert Choir as well as Stetson Men and Choral Union.

The tour will run from Feb. 28 to Mar. 8, in five southern states: Florida, Louisiana, Alabama, Tennessee, and Georgia. For more information on the Concert Choir 2013 Spring Tour, call the School of Music at 386-822-8950. You can see and hear Stetson University’s Concert Choir here. Be sure to click on “show more” and it will show the choir’s schedule.

Stetson Concert Choir 2013 Spring Tour Schedule

  • Thursday, Feb. 28Stetson University Center, Celebration, Fla.
  • Friday, March 1: St. Catherine of Alexandria Episcopal, Temple Terrace, Fla.
  • Sunday, March 3St. Charles Avenue Baptist Church New Orleans, La.
  • Monday, March 4: First Presbyterian Church, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
  • Tuesday, March 5: Nashville Rescue Mission, Nashville, Tenn.
  • Thursday, March 7: Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Ascension, Savannah, Ga.
  • Friday, March 8: St. John’s Cathedral, Jacksonville, Fla.

by Lauren Robbins