Ohio Northern choir concert June 9

SHERIDAN — The Ohio Northern University National Choir Tour is coming to Sheridan June 9.

The concert will be performed by the ONU University Singers, a select 48-voice concert choir directed by Dr. Ben Ayling, director of choral activities at ONU.

The concert will be in three segments.

The first will be a sacred segment starting with Michael McGlynn’s processional “Media Vita” as sung by his Celtic group “Anuna.”
The second segment includes music of Africa, Norway, Ireland, Japan and Brazil.

The final segment focuses on American and contemporary offerings with the music of George Gershwin, Stephen Foster and Eric Whitacre.

The concert will be at the First United Methodist Church, 215 W. Works St., from 7-8:30 p.m.

This event is free and open to the public.
For more information about the choir see www.onu.edu/choir_tour_2013.

For more information about the Sheridan concert contact Don Derryberry at 672-9779.­

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