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Furman Singers Make Annual Spring Tour March 6-15

The Furman University Singers will be on tour Sunday, March 6 through Tuesday, March 15 performing at local and regional churches. The tour will close with two concerts in Furman’s Daniel Memorial Chapel.

The closing concerts are Monday and Tuesday, March 14 and 15, at 8 p.m. in Daniel Chapel on campus. Tickets for the closing performances are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for students. All other tour events are free and open to the public.

A schedule for the Singers’ five tour stops follows:

Sunday, March 6, 10:30 a.m.
Boulevard Baptist Church
Anderson S.C.

Sunday, March 6, 7 p.m.
First Baptist Church
Rome, Ga.

Monday, March 7, 7:30 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church
Gainesville, Fla.

Monday, March 14, 8 p.m.
Furman University, Daniel Memorial Chapel
Part of Furman’s Sound Quality Concert Series
Tickets: $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, $5 for students

Tuesday, March 15, 8 p.m.
Furman University, Daniel Memorial Chapel
Part of Furman’s Sound Quality Concert Series
Tickets: $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, $5 for students

The Singers are conducted by Furman Professor of Music Hugh Ferguson Floyd, and senior student conductors Will Booker (Holly Springs, N.C.) and Henry Branson (Chapel Hill, N.C.). Music Professor and University Organist Charles Tompkins, provides accompaniment. Furman junior Kevin Edens (Marietta) also accompanies the Singers on organ. Furman senior Grace Odell (Pelzer) and junior Lattie Reddoch (Calhoun, Ga.) provide piano accompaniment.

The 90-voice ensemble continues a tradition of performance nearly 70 years old. The Singers will present new choral music from both the sacred and secular repertoire as well as traditional favorites. The performances are made possible in part by the Nelle and Ken Brown Music Fund.

For more information about the concerts, call the Furman Music Office at 864.294.2086.

Last updated August 5, 2022
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