Choir to preview tour
February 13, 2012
JACKSONVILLE, IL – The MacMurray College Choir will perform 7:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 17 at Annie Merner Chapel, showcasing music the choir will take on a spring tour later this year to Washington, D.C.
Selections include songs from the upcoming Spring Sing, as well as last fall's MacMurray Goes to Broadway concert, and range from Felix Mendelssohn’s “Die Nachtigall (The Nightingale)” to George and Ira Gershwin’s “Embraceable You.”
The MacMurray Choir leaves for Washington, D.C. on March 3 and returns about March 10. Among the venues the choir will perform at during the tour are the Douglas Memorial United Methodist Church near Capitol Hill and Christ's Church in Alexandria, VA, where George Washington and Robert E. Lee were regular worshippers.