Concert Choir to perform at Tech on April 7

The Tennessee Tech University Concert Choir will be performing at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7, in the Wattenbarger Auditorium of the Bryan Fine Arts Building.

Directed by Craig Zamer, the choir will perform music from many different time periods and will collaborate with members of the University Orchestra in a performance of Fauré’s Pavane op.50.

The concert will also feature the men’s and women’s sections from the choir performing their own pieces. The men will perform Coney Island Baby, a barbershop standard, and the women will perform a piece of Celtic music called Mouth Music.

The concert will continue with a piece entitled: Tres Candtos Nativos, an atmospheric piece depicting the Brazilian Rainforest, using a native Brazilian Indian language.

The concert will close with two pieces that speak to the power of music, ending with Music Down in My Soul, arranged by Moses Hogan.

The Concert Choir is made up of music majors and non-music majors from all academic units of the university.

Zamer is Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities at Tennessee Technological University.

He received his Bachelor of Arts with a double major in vocal performance and music education from Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, Virginia. He received his Masters in music education and his Doctor of Philosophy in music education and choral conducting from the Florida State University.

Zamer has been an invited clinician, conductor and adjudicator in Florida, Colorado, Tennessee, and Virginia.

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