OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

University of Miami Chorale to perform in Corvallis May 18

05/09/2005

CORVALLIS - The University of Miami Chorale will perform a concert of choral music on Wednesday, May 18, at the First Congregational Church, 4515 S.W. West Hills Road in Corvallis. The concert, which is free and open to the public, begins at 7:30 p.m.

The chorale is directed by Jo-Michael Scheibe.

"Dr. Scheibe is a real leader among choral directors in the United States," said Steven Zielke, director of choral studies at Oregon State University. "This visit by the University of Miami Chorale is a wonderful opportunity for music lovers in our community to hear one of the better choirs in the country."

Corvallis is one stop on the ensemble's concert tour of the Pacific Northwest. The choir will perform works by choral composers Benjamin Britten, John Rutter, Rene Clausen and Daniel Pinkham.

For more information about the concert, call 541-757-8122.