Lindsey WIlson Singers to Give Spring Homecoming Concert on April 20
Posted on Monday, April 18, 2011 [4:43 PM]
The Lindsey Wilson
Singers will perform at 7 p.m. CT on Wednesday, April
COLUMBIA, Ky. -- The Lindsey Wilson College
Singers will present their annual spring homecoming concert this
The LWC Singers will perform at 7 p.m. CT on Wednesday, April
20, at Columbia Baptist Church, 201 Greensburg St. The concert is
free and open to the public.
The 28-member choral group will perform 15 spiritual selections,
most of which were either written or arranged from the mid-19th to
late 20th centuries. The Singers are under the direction of LWC
Associate Professor of Music and Religion and Director of Choral
Program Gerald Chafin.
"The concert has something that people who like music and know
music can enjoy, but it also has something for people who don't
know music can enjoy," said soprano Alex Cogdell of Louisville, Ky.
"The selections appeal to both musicians and non-musicians
This year's homecoming concert welcomes the Singers back from a
tour that included stops in Louisville, Ky., Tacoma, Wash., and
"It was an amazing experience, I've never experienced something
like that," said soprano Chelsea Pike, a freshman from
In Alaska, the Singers performed a couple churches and also at
"The experience of each tour is radically different," Chafin
said. "This tour was a top-10 tour because of the absolute
uniqueness of it."
In addition to performing, the 28 student performers also took
in the sights of the Last Frontier, which included chasing whales,
having a snowball fight and dining on moose.
"You just can't describe the kind of experience we had," said
tenor Tyler Stephens. "I think we were in awe of the beauty of what
The Lindsey Wilson Singers will perform at 7 p.m. CT on
Wednesday, April 20, at Columbia Baptist Church, 201 Greensburg St.
For more information, contact Gerald Chafin at firstname.lastname@example.org
or (270) 384-8084.