Southeastern Illinois College Cultural Arts Series presents a Marilyn Burklow Memorial Concert in a performance of the Murray State Concert Choir 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22 at the George T. Dennis Visual and Performing Arts Center.
The concert is underwritten by Bill and Linda Ghent and Williams and Associates Insurance. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students.
Equally at home in the cathedral or the concert hall the MSU Concert Choir sings diverse musical styles with enthusiasm and ease, according to promotional material provided by SIC.
The Choir has presented concerts in some of the world’s greatest venues including York Minster, Canterbury Cathedral, St. Mark’s Basilica, Venice, St. Thomas, Leipzig, and Carnegie Hall and enjoys a world-wide reputation for excellence.
Under the baton of Director of Choral Activities, Dr. Bradley Almquist, the MSU Concert Choir has sung invitational performances at State, Division and National Conferences of MENC and ACDA.
The MSU Concert Choir is selected each fall by audition and includes students from all of the academic colleges on campus. With its extensive performance responsibilities the singers selected as members of the Concert Choir are many of Murray State University’s finest and brightest students. They regularly appear in concert on campus and on regional tours fulfilling the university’s mission of enhancing the cultural milieu of the entire Four Rivers area.