Auburn University Fall Choral Concert to premier ‘The Cry of Jeremiah’

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – The Auburn University Fall Choral Concert will be held on Sunday, Nov. 11, at 2:30 p.m. at the Auburn United Methodist Church and will feature the Alabama premier of “The Cry of Jeremiah,” a four-movement work for chorus, organ, orchestra and narrator composed by professor of music Rosephanye Powell.

Powell is professor of voice and coordinator of voice studies in the Department of Music in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University. “The Cry of Jeremiah” first premiered in July at the National Convention of the American Guild of Organists in Nashville.

Performers for this concert include the Auburn University Women’s Chorus, Men’s Chorus, Chamber Choir and Gospel Choir with guest organist Wayne Barr of Tuskegee University. Students in these ensembles represent a wide variety of majors. Each of the choirs will also perform individually on separate pieces, including compositions by Giovanni da Palestrina, Z. Randall Stroope, Ola Gjielo and David Brunner.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children and students with valid ID and will be sold at the door. For more information, go to the website at www.cla.auburn.edu/music.

(Written by Vicky Santos.)

Contact: Genta Stanfield, Department of Music, (334) 844-4154 (gms0008@auburn.edu), or
Mike Clardy, Office of Communications and Marketing, (334) 844-9999 (clardch@auburn.edu)