April 5, 2013

Contact:  Sara Leonard

Manager of Concert Programming, Production and Publicity

(413) 542-2195

AMHERST, Mass.  – The Amherst College Department of Music presents a spring concert by the Concert Choir on April 27 at 5 p.m., directed by Mallorie Chernin and assistant director Jeremy Koo ’12. The concert will take place in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College. It is open to the public at no charge and seating is by general admission.

The Concert Choir presents a concert featuring music that will be part of their repertoire on tour to Ireland in May. The concert includes works by Samuel Barber (The Reincarnations), Johannanes Brahms (Warum ist das Licht gegeben), Moses Hogan (Elijah Rock), Zoltan Kodaly (Esti Dal) and Jaako Mäntyjärvi (Pseudo Yoik).  Also featured is the song "Gold" from the musical Once. The concert will end with the traditional "Senior Song."

For more information please contact director Mallorie Chernin at (413) 542-2484 or email mchernin@amherst.edu.