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Milligan and ETSU collaborate for musical performance

MILLIGAN COLLEGE, TN (February 29, 2008 ) — The Milligan College Concert Choir, Women’s Chorale and Orchestra will combine their talents with the East Tennessee State University Choir for a performance on Friday, April 18. The 7:30 p.m. concert will take place in Seeger Memorial Chapel on the Milligan College campus.

Under the direction of E.T.S.U. music professor Dr. Thomas Jenrette, the two collegiate choirs will present the masterwork “Requiem” by French composer Maurice Duruflé. The performance also will feature Milligan professor Dr. David Runner in one of the most challenging organ parts in the sacred choral literature.

“The musical collaboration on this concert is a very exciting opportunity for the performers and will be an equally great experience for the audience,” said Dr. Kellie Brown, associate professor of music at Milligan.

Additional works will include “Cantique de Jean Racine” by Gabriel Faure and “Five Mystical Songs” by Vaughan Williams.

The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Milligan College music office at 423.461.8723.

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MILLIGAN COLLEGE is a Christian liberal arts college in Northeast Tennessee whose vision is to change lives and shape culture through a commitment to servant leadership. The college offers more than 100 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in a variety of fields, along with graduate and adult degree completion programs.  To learn more about Milligan College, visit www.milligan.edu or call 800-262-8337.

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