(March 6, 2014)

Centenary Choir to perform with Shreveport Symphony, NSU

SHREVEPORT, LA — The Centenary College Choir will perform Mozart's Requiem with the Shreveport Symphony and Northwestern State University Chamber Choir this Saturday, March 8, 7:30 p.m., at Riverview Theater. Requiem is a dramatic choral masterpiece that examines life.

Centenary Choir

The Shreveport Symphony is offering discounts to the Centenary community for the special event. Centenary faculty and staff will receive 50 percent off of single tickets while alumni, friends, and family members will receive a 25 percent discount.

Purchase tickets online or call 318.227.8863. To receive the discount, faculty and staff should use the code "CentFacStaff" and friends and family of the College should use the code "Centenary."

Hailed as "America's Singing Ambassadors," the Centenary Choir has traveled for seven decades with a repertoire ranging from Bach to Broadway, world folk music to contemporary church music, and oratorio to opera. The Choir was organized in 1941 by Dr. A. C. "Cheesy" Voran and has performed throughout the world, giving concerts in 32 nations on six continents.

The Choir is affiliated with Centenary's Hurley School of Music and offers scholarships for all its members. Members audition November through February for the following term. Persons wishing to audition should contact Choir Director Dr. David Hobson at 318.869.5200 to arrange an appointment.

The Centenary Choir has over 30 performances planned for the 2013-14 academic year. For more information about the Centenary College Choir, and future tour dates, visit www.centenarychoir.org.