NORTH NEWTON, KAN. Kansas City Chorale, one of North America’s top professional vocal groups, will perform at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 16 in Memorial Hall at Bethel College, North Newton. Conductor is Charles Bruffy. The concert is the final event in the 2003-04 Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts series. "This is one of the premier ensembles in the country," says William Eash, director of choral groups at Bethel College. "The singers perform carefully selected contemporary works as well as classical pieces and sing with beautiful precision and clarity. Don’t miss this concert. It promises to be one of the best choral concerts of the year."
The 24-voice Kansas City Chorale formed in 1981 and has been performing under artistic director Charles Bruffy since 1988. The singers have merited critical acclaim, both regionally for their concerts and nationally for their recordings on Nimbus Records and performances on National Public Radio.
Tickets range from $12 to $15 for adults and $5 to $15 for students. For tickets or information about the 2004-05 HBPA series, call (620) 327-8158 or (316) 284-5281. Tickets are available in the Thresher Bookstore or at the door.
This presentation is supported in part by the Kansas Arts Commission, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.