Lee Has Masterworks Concert April 25

Friday, April 18, 2014

The Lee University Choral Union and Symphony Orchestra will present a concert of masterworks on Friday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Conn Center.   

The program will feature Haydn's “Missa in Angustiis,” Beethoven's “Choral Fantasy,” as well as a selection of choruses from Handel's “Messiah.”

This performance will be conducted by Dr. Cameron F. LaBarr, assistant professor of choral music, and Maestro Robert Bernhardt, conductor of the Lee University Symphony Orchestra and music director emeritus of the Chattanooga Symphony, as well as Sarah Pearson and Lamprini Lindeman, both Lee graduate assistant conductors. 

The concert will also include Lee University faculty soloists Loralee Songer, soprano; Andrea Dismukes, mezzo-soprano, James Frost, tenor; and Tony Deaton, baritone for “Missa in Angustiis.” The “Choral Fantasy” will feature Lee professor Gloria Chien on the piano.

This is a free, non-ticketed event, and members of the community are invited to attend. 

For more information, please contact the Lee University School of Music at 614-8240 or email music@leeuniversity.edu.


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