April 17, 2007
Director of Media Relations

AMHERST, Mass.—The Amherst College Women’s Chorus will present its annual Spring Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 4, in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Building on the Amherst College campus. The Amherst College Concert Choir will present a concert at 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, in Buckley Recital Hall. Both concerts are free and open to the public.

Directed by Mallorie Chernin, the Amherst College Women’s Chorus on Friday will perform sacred music and music from around the world. The chorus will sing in Tamil, French, Latin, Yiddish and Zulu. Katie Vogele, a 2006 graduate of Mount Holyoke College, is the assistant director of the Women’s Chorus and Timothy Cheng Amherst ’06 is the pianist.

On Saturday, May 5, the Amherst College Concert Choir, also under the direction of Mallorie Chernin, will feature Ralph Vaughan Williams’ “Serenade to Music” with guest pianist Ludmilla Krasin. Other composers include Lotti, Brahms, Matthew Harris and Percy Hall. Katie Vogele is the assistant director.

Further information is available from Mallorie Chernin at 413/542-2484 or by e-mail at mchernin@amherst.edu.