Battle Creek Community Chorus and Area Schools Collaborate on Choral Concert

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — On Friday, February 22 at 7:30pm, the Battle Creek Community Chorus will combine with choral groups from Harper Creek Honors Choir, Hastings High School Choir, and the Battle Creek Symphony Brass and Percussion Ensemble a concert entitled “Generational Connections” at Harper Creek High School.

Featuring a collaboration on the beautiful “Gloria” by John Rutter with guest brass and percussionists from the Battle Creek Symphony, this concert will celebrate the great beauty and splendor of this ensemble collaboration.

Shares Music Center Executive Director, “This is the third such partnership concert among area schools and the Battle Creek Community Chorus. Dr. Clayton Parr, director of the chorus, came up with the idea of multiple generations of singers sharing the stage together and learning from each other. It’s a very popular concert. Last year we sold out so moved to a larger venue this year.”

Tickets are $10 ($5 for students) and are available in advance by calling 269-963-1911 ext. 2586, or at the door; Harper Creek High School, 12677 Beadle Lake Road in Battle Creek.

The Battle Creek Community Chorus is a trademarked program of The Music Center of South Central Michigan.

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The Music Center, parent organization of the Battle Creek Community Chorus, provides musical listening, learning, and performance opportunities to people of all ages and skill levels. Established in 2000, The Music Center offers programs including I.M.P.A.C.T.: free after school classes, Sojourner Truth Choir, Ars Voce, Battle Creek Boychoir and Girls Chorus, Battle Creek Community Chorus, the Community Music School, and Michigan’s oldest continuously running orchestra, the Battle Creek Symphony Orchestra. For more information, please visit our website at www.YourMusicCenter.org.

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