Choirs will perform at Sacred Heart Church April 25

(04-16-2014)

The Adams State University Chamber and Concert Choirs will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, April 25, in Sacred Heart Church, located in Alamosa, Colo. They will be joined by the San Luis Valley Children's Chorus.

The choirs will be performing English and Irish folksongs, early American hymns, settings of texts by American poet, Sara Teasdale, and spirituals. The Adams State choirs and the SLV Children's Choir will join forces to sing a piece written for Nelson Mandela and Frederik Willem de Klerk after they were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace prize for their work ending apartheid.

Admission is $5 for adults, $1 for students and is free to AS&F and Friends of Music. For more information, please call the Adams State Music Department at 719-587-7621.