‘Shall We Gather at the River’ Concert to be Performed March 27


CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., March 20, 2008 — The Southeast Missouri State University Department of Music is proud to present the University Choir and Cantus Choralis at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 27, in the Bedell Performance Hall in the Seminary Building on Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus.

The University Choir and Cantus Choralis will present a concert of “water music” celebrating through song the power, mystery and spirit of the river. Selections will include arrangements of old standards like “Deep River,” “In the Sweet By and By,” and “Down to the River to Pray.”  Also on the program are selections by American composers Libby Larsen and Morten Lauridsen and a sneak preview of the upcoming Choral Union/Southeast Orchestra concert in April. 


May be purchased by contacting the River Campus Box Office, located in the Cultural Arts Center, 518 S. Fountain St., weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., or by calling (573) 651–2265. Tickets also may be purchased online at metrotix.com, keyword “university choir” or by calling toll free (800) 293-5949.