Choral Arts will present their first concert of the 2017-2018 season, "Our Musical Heritage," on Oct. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the Second Presbyterian Church, 700 Pine St. in Chattanooga.
The concert will include Artistic Director Darrin Hassevoort, pianist Jason DuRoy and guest appearances by Dr. John Hamm and Mr. David Friberg, founding director and accompanist. There will be a reception afterward to honor Dr. Hamm and Mr. Friberg.
This program includes music by Aaron Copland, Jackson Berkey, Peter Wilhousky, Alice Parker and Robert Shaw, Roland Carter, Moses Hogan and many more.
There will be folk songs and parlor tunes, songs of the heartland, songs of battle, American hymns, spirituals and gospel music, songs of the choral past and a "very special benediction."
"For the 'very special benediction,' former Choral Arts of Chattanooga singers are invited to sing the benediction with the current choir, Peter Lutkin's 'The Lord Bless You and Keep You.' There will be a run-through at 7 p.m. before the 7:30 p.m. concert," officials said.
Admission is $20 for adults, $10 for students with ID and is free for ages 10 and under. Click here