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Mac-appella coming to Annie Merner

October 29, 2013

The MacMurray College Choir will take the stage 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8 at Annie Merner Chapel for “Mac-appella,” a concert featuring a cappella arrangements of popular and traditional songs.

 Headlining the concert is the first-ever performance of “Alleluia,” written by Rebecca Newburn, a composer from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, who will be in attendance. Newburn’s work has been performed at John A. Logan College in Carterville, IL and at Emerging Composers events at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, as well as at her own recitals.  She resides in Herrin, IL.

 The performance will also include a wide variety of music, featuring madrigals, spirituals, pop songs and more, including the traditional “Down in the River to Pray” and the Beatles hit, “Let It Be.”

 Annie Merner Chapel is on the southeast corner of College Avenue and Clay Street on the MacMurray College campus. The performance is free and open to the public.

 Request interpreting services 72 hours prior to the event at or call 217-4709-7123.

For more information, contact:

Ted Roth, Director of Communications and Marketing
Work: 217-479-7027
Email: Send Email

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