Milligan Concert Choir to perform in Plainfield, Indiana
MILLIGAN COLLEGE, Tenn. (January 22, 2015) — The Milligan College Concert Choir will participate in the morning worship services at Plainfield Christian Church in Plainfield, Indiana, on Sunday, March 10, at 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Milligan’s Concert Choir is an auditioned mixed chorus of 33 students with a varied repertoire that includes classics, spirituals, hymn arrangements and multicultural music from around the globe. The students in the choir represent a variety of majors, including a number of students who are music majors or minors and who plan careers in music education or ministry.
The Concert Choir upholds a long tradition as an outstanding college choir. At the invitation of the President, the choir sang at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., and toured throughout England, with special performances in Coventry Cathedral and in the Civic Centre of the City of Birmingham.
More recently, the Concert Choir sang at the Conference on World Evangelism-National Missionary Convention and the Tennessee State Convention of the American Choral Directors’ Association. Also, the choir frequently collaborates with the Symphony of the Mountains, the Johnson City Symphony Orchestra and the Milligan College Orchestra.
The Concert Choir is under the direction of Noah DeLong, assistant professor of music. DeLong, who joined Milligan’s faculty in fall 2011, has conducted choirs at a number of churches and colleges, including The University of Iowa, Good News Bible Church (Iowa), Earlham College (Indiana), Ball State University, Westminster Presbyterian Church (Indiana) and Taylor University. In addition to his teaching and conducting experience, he has performed as a tenor soloist and accompanist for numerous choirs and solo vocalists. He holds degrees from Taylor University and Ball State University, and he is currently completing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in choral conducting from The University of Iowa.
Plainfield Christian Church is located at 800 Dan Jones Rd., Plainfield, Indiana, 46168. For more information about this worship event, contact 317.839.2384.
To learn more about Milligan’s music program, visit www.milligan.edu/music.
MILLIGAN UNIVERSITY is a Christian liberal arts university in Northeast Tennessee whose vision is to change lives and shape culture through a commitment to servant leadership. The university 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 University, visit www.milligan.edu or call 800-262-8337.