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Furman Singers hit the road for spring tour

Last updated February 28, 2014

By Tina Underwood

furman singersThe Furman University Singers will be on tour Sunday, March 9 through Tuesday, March 18 performing at local and regional churches, with a closing concert in Furman’s McAlister Auditorium. The six stops on tour are:

10:30 a.m., Sunday, March 9 , First Baptist Church
847 Cleveland Street, Greenville, S.C. 29601

7:00 p.m., Sunday, March 9, Myers Park United Methodist Church
1501 Queens Road, Charlotte, N.C. 28207

7:30 p.m., Monday, March 10, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
401 E 4th Street, Greenville, N.C. 27858

7:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 11, Christ Church United Methodist
410 N Holden Road Greensboro, N.C. 27401

7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 12, The Cathedral of All Souls in Biltmore Village
9 Swan St. Asheville, N.C. 28803

8:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 18, Furman University, McAlister Auditorium
Part of Furman Music’s Sound Quality Concert Series

The concerts are conducted by Dr. Hugh Ferguson Floyd, Music Professor and Director of the Furman Singers.

The 80-voice ensemble continues a tradition of performance that is more than 65 years old. The Singers will present both sacred and secular music ranging from an early English Anthem of the Tudor period, to a new student work composed for the Singers and premiered on this tour. The program includes new arrangements of familiar hymns and spirituals.

For more information about the concerts, call the Furman Music Office at 864-294-2086.

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