Homecoming Music Festival at Lee

Homecoming Music Festival at Lee

November 1st, 2012 by Staff Report in Life Entertainment

As part of the Lee University homecoming activities, the School of Music will present its annual Music Festival on Saturday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. in the Conn Center on the Cleveland, Tenn., campus.

The program will highlight many of the university's ensembles, including Symphonic Band, Lee Singers, Voices of Lee, Chamber Strings, Chorale, Jazz Band, Campus Choir and Evangelistic Singers.

This year marks the the 45th anniversary of the Evangelistic Singers. Homecoming weekend will feature various events for EVS alumni, including a Friday night reception, Saturday morning breakfast and live recording on Sunday, as well as rehearsals Friday and Saturday for the ensemble's performance at the Music Festival. Many alumni are slated to perform with the current group in the concert.

The festival also will feature a mass choir of all the vocal ensembles, accompanied by Symphonic Band. The combined choir will sing "St. Patrick's Hymn," arranged by Dan Forrest.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Alumni may register for homecoming online and purchase tickets in advance at http://leeuniversity.edu/homecoming. Tickets also may be purchased through the Dixon Center box office, open 3-6 p.m. Monday-Friday.

For more information, contact the School of Music at 423-614-8240 or music@leeuniversity.edu.