Mississippi’s Rust College choir to perform at Drury

For Immediate Release: April 9

Dr. Allin Sorenson
Chair and Professor of Music
Office: (417) 873-7291
E-mail: asorenso@drury.edu

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., April 9, 2010 —Zebedee R. Jones and the Rust College a cappella choir from Holly Springs, Miss. will bring you out of your seats with a concert of classical and African-American spirituals on Wednesday, April 14, in Stone Chapel at 7 p.m. The performance is free and open to the public. The concert is co-sponsored by the Music Department and the President’s Council on Inclusion.

Since the 1990s, Drury and Rust College have had a relationship of collaboration that includes exchanges of faculty, students and choirs. Rust College’s choir has performed at Drury several times, and Drury’s choir plans a return trip to Holly Springs in the next couple of years.

Drury University’s 2009-2010 convocation series Spirituality and Justice honors the connection between spirituality and intellectual pursuit and values interfaith dialogue.

For more details about speakers please visit www.drury.edu/convo0910 or contact Theme Year Director Peter Browning, Ph.D. at (417) 873-7231 or pbrowning@drury.edu.


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