October 24, 2016

SVSU’s Cardinal Singers share vocal talents in concert

Saginaw Valley State University’s Cardinal Singers will perform in concert Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rhea Miller Recital Hall. The concert will feature selections from composers Scott Tuttle, Ivor Davies, Arthur Sullivan, and Henry Purcell.

The Cardinal Singers are the chamber vocal ensemble at SVSU. The group sings a wide array of selections, from Josquin to contemporary jazz. Founded in 2008, Cardinal Singers is directed by
Kevin Simons, SVSU assistant professor of music. The group has been invited to sing at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. and has performed with the Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra.

An active musician, Simons serves as the director of music and organist at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Saginaw, and as a board member for the Michigan chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing.

The concert is free and open to the public. Amanda Stamper will serve as the pianist and organist alongside 13 SVSU vocalists. For more information on this concert or the many other events hosted by SVSU's music department, visit svsu.edu/music.