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March 29, 2017

SVSU Concert Choir and Cardinal Singers to perform together in concert

Saginaw Valley State University's Cardinal Singers and Concert Choir will perform in the concert “Mozart and More” Saturday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rhea Miller Recital Hall.

The program features both sacred and secular music, including renditions of Wallace Willis' "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot," Caroline Shaw's "Fly Away," and various selections of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. 

Kevin Simons, SVSU assistant professor of music, will direct the vocal groups. Amanda Stamper will serve as the pianist alongside 49 SVSU student vocalists.

Simons also serves the director of music and organist at St. John's Episcopal Church in Saginaw. He is a board member for the Michigan chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing and a director for the Sewanee Church Music Conference.

Stamper is the accompanist for SVSU's Cardinal Singers and Concert Choir. After completing her degree in music at SVSU in 2013, Stamper went on to earn a Master of Music in collaborative piano from Illinois State University.

The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the SVSU Department of Music at 989-964-4159.