Choir Heads South for Spring Tour
The Hamilton College Choir is on the road for its annual spring break tour, this year performing in five cities in the South as well as Cincinnati and Pittsburgh. The 65-member choir is directed by G. Roberts Kolb, professor of music and director of choral music at Hamilton since 1981.
The choir will perform in seven cities, beginning in Baltimore at the Old Otterbein United Methodist Church on Saturday, March 14, at 7 p.m. Other performances are:
Sunday, March 15 at 3 p.m.
University United Methodist Church
150 E Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Monday, March 16 at 7 p.m.
St. John's Lutheran Church
5 Clifford Street
Charleston, SC 29401
Tuesday, March 17 at 7 p.m.
Peachtree United Methodist Church
3180 Peachtree Road
Atlanta, GA 30305
Thursday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Westminster Presbyterian Church
3900 West End Avenue
Nashville, TN 37205
Friday, March 20 at 7 p.m.
Bellarmine Chapel at Xavier University
3800 Victory Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45207
Saturday, March 21 at 4 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church
320 Sixth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
The program for Hamilton’s March 2015 tour is a varied one that includes Hassler’s “Verbum caro factum est,” Pinkham’s “Festival Magnificat,” Johnson’s “Ain’ Got Time to Die,” Fissinger’s “Sweet-and-Twenty” and “To Daffodils” and Rorem’s selections from “From an Unknown Past,” among others.
The Hamilton College Choir boasts an uninterrupted tradition of fine choral singing that dates back for over a century. Each year the choir alternates performing in the Northeast, Midwest, South and Europe.