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LR Youth Chorus to present fall concert
LR Youth Chorus to present fall concert

The Lenoir-Rhyne Youth Chorus will present its annual fall concert on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 4 p.m. in Grace Chapel.

The concert will feature music sung by the various LR Youth Chorus ensembles including the Minnesingers, Meistersingers, and Chamber Singers. Pianist, Freda Herrell, will accompany the performance which will also include student soloists. The Chorus is directed by Cory Westby, adjunct instructor of music.

Founded in 1997, the LR Youth Chorus has toured extensively in the United States and abroad. The chorus regularly performs for churches, civic organizations, and in concerts with the LR A Cappella Choir. It has also performed twice with the Western Piedmont Symphony, with a third performance date slated for March 2019. The group recently performed in Washington D.C. and Springfield, Virginia.

Children from ages eight to 18 can audition for the beginning (Minnesinger) or advanced (Meistersinger) choruses. Both boys with unchanged voices and girls are welcome to audition. Open auditions will be will be held from 2 - 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5, and Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019 in the Mauney Music Building on LR's campus. Prospective singers may audition anytime during those periods; no appointment is needed.

All performances are free and open to the public. No tickets are required. A free-will offering will be received during the spring concert.

For more information visit lr.edu/publicevents or contact Westby at cory.westby@lr.edu.