Georgia College alumnus John Hennecken took first prize in the 2012 Southeastern Composers League Composition Contest for his composition “Brass Quintet.” After Hennecken’s win Dr. Maureen Horgan, associate professor of music, premiered the prize-winning piece during her spring trombone recital.
Georgia College Max Noah Singers spread music across Georgia
The GC Max Noah Singers tour Georgia this week, spreading sweet sounds across the state.
The choral group, led by Dr. Jennifer Flory, The Max Noah Singers will travel through middle Georgia and metro Atlanta performing concerts between Friday and Sunday.
On Friday the singers will perform in Macon with an afternoon concert at Howard Hill School and a 7:30 p.m. concert at High Street Unitarian Universalist Church. The Macon tour will continue Saturday with two performances at retirement homes.
Sunday morning will begin with a worship service at Philadelphia Presbyterian Church in Forest Park. The Max Noah Singers will conclude their tour in Milledgeville with a 7:30 p.m. homecoming concert at First Presbyterian Church.
The repertoire for the concert includes “The Road Not Taken” by Randall Thompson; “Sing Me to Heaven” by Daniel E. Gawthrop; “There Will Be Rest” by Frank Ticheli; and “A Jubilant Song” by Scott Farthing.
The concert also includes sacred and secular repertoire, accompanied and a cappella works, and the world premiere of a brand new piece called “Faith Alive,” written by MNS bass and freshmen choral music education major Daniel Hearn.
Admission to all concerts is free. Donations are requested to offset tour expenses.
For more information contact Flory at 478-445-4839 of email@example.com.