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Spring choral concert honors Milligan’s 150th anniversary


MILLIGAN COLLEGE, Tenn. (April 14, 2016) — The Milligan College Concert Choir and Women’s Chorale will perform their spring concert, “Great Is They Faithfulness,” in Milligan’s Mary B. Martin Auditorium located in Seeger Chapel on Friday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

“We are excited for these two talented groups to share the stage to present this special sesquicentennial event,” said Dr. Noah DeLong, director of the Milligan Concert Choir. “Along with a few secular pieces, the concert will feature a diverse array of music that celebrates God’s faithfulness to Milligan from its founding in 1866 to the present day.”

The Women’s Chorale, conducted by Dr. Charlotte Anderson, will perform songs including “Faithfulness,” by Thomas O. Chisholm; “I Want Jesus to Walk with Me,” arranged by David von Kampen; and “A Jubilant Song,” by Sally K. Albrecht.

The Milligan Concert Choir will perform songs including “Great is the Lord,” by Rosephanye Powell, “Light of a Clear Blue Morning,” by Dolly Parton, and “Great Day,” arranged by Stacey V. Gibbs. Laura Mixon, senior vocal performance major from Kingsport, Tennessee, also will conduct the choir in a performance of “The Old Church,” by Stephen Paulus. Together, the two ensembles will perform “O God, Our Help in Ages Past.”

The Milligan Concert Choir is an auditioned ensemble that performs extensively on campus and throughout Northeast Tennessee and whose members represent a variety of majors from throughout the student body.

Founded in Fall 2007, the Women’s Chorale performs literature of different styles, ranging from sacred to popular, and follows in the long-standing tradition of women’s ensembles at Milligan. The Women’s Chorale performs on and off-campus for churches and various organizations in the Tri-Cities area.


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