Nov. 11, 2005
The newly formed Monroe Symphony Orchestra Chorus will present a concert on Monday, November 7. The musical event begins at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church on Loop Road in Monroe. The chorus is conducted by the ULM Director of Choral Activities Dr. Deborah Chandler. This debut performance is entitled "A Song of Thanksgiving."
The MSO Chorus is made up of about 65 singers from the Monroe/West Monroe community including ULM, Bastrop and Ruston.
This program will include music by Brahms and Beethoven. It will also feature accompaniments by pipe organ and a brass quintet. Audience members will hear several arrangements of familiar Thanksgiving tunes, and the concert will conclude with "The Battle Hymn of the Republic."
ULM students with I.D. will be admitted free of charge. Admission is $5 for ULM faculty, staff and the general public. Tickets are available at the Visual and Performing Arts office in Biedenharn Hall, Room 105, or tickets may be purchased at the door.