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Furman Chorale performs March 3

chorales fall 2013 croppedThe Furman University Chorale will present a concert Tuesday, March 3 at 8 p.m. in Daniel Memorial Chapel on the Furman campus.

Conducted by Music Professor Vivian Hamilton, D.M.A., and assisted by Furman junior Henry Branson (Chapel Hill, N.C.), the concert is free and open to the public. Furman sophomore and pianist Kevin Edens of Marietta, S.C. will accompany nearly 40 voices in the concert.

The Chorale will perform a variety of secular folk tunes and sacred music including pieces by Gwyneth Walker, John Clements, and Robert Schumann. Furman senior Doug Harville of Louisville, Ky. provides oboe accompaniment for Irish folk song “Carrickfergus.”

For more information about the concert, contact the Furman University Music Department at (864) 294-2086.

About Dr. Vivian Hamilton

Dr. Hamilton is conductor of the Furman Chorales and serves as collaborative pianist. An accomplished pianist as well as vocalist and conductor, Hamilton imparts a wealth of musical expertise to her students. In addition to her work at Furman, she is minister of music at First Baptist Church, Greenville, and holds the position of principal keyboard artist with the Greenville Symphony Orchestra. She holds a doctorate from the University of South Carolina, a master’s from the New England Conservatory of Music, and a bachelor’s from Furman University.

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