Tennessee Chamber Chorus Concert Offered At St. Timothy's Episcopal

Thursday, May 23, 2013

The Tennessee Chamber Chorus will perform "Atlantic Crossings," a concert of choral music from both England and the United States, on Tuesday, June 4, at 7:30 pm. in the nave of St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, 630 Mississippi Ave., Signal Mountain. The Signal Mountain concert marks the chorus's Chattanooga area debut.

The Tennessee Chamber Chorus is a new professional chorus comprised of 18 highly skilled musicians, based in East Tennessee, drawing professional singers from the local area as well as Canada, Georgia, Missouri, New York, Ohio and West Virginia.

The concert will ionclude James Whitbourn's "Son of God Mass" for SATB choir, organ and soprano saxophone and the second half with familiar settings of early American folk hymns and African-American spirituals. The program will be led by Cameron F. LaBarr, artistic director and conductor.

To purchase tickets, visit tennesseechamberchorus.org. Seating is limited.


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