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Spring Concert by Marquette Choral Society

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Presented by Marquette Choral Society at NMU Reynolds Recital Hall, Marquette MI

Apr 29 2018
Spring Concert by Marquette Choral Society

The Marquette Choral Society’s spring concert features powerful music on themes of peace and environmental concerts by Ralph Vaughn Williams and Marquette composer Griffin Candey, based on texts by Walt Whitman and Marquette poet Kathleen Heideman.

The 95-member Marquette Choral Society will present their Spring concert – “The Night Psalms” – at the NMU Reynolds Recital Hall on April 28th (7:30 PM) and April 29th (3:00 PM). The concert features two cantatas from different historical eras, connected in part by the poet Walt Whitman and in whole by the resolution of deep concerns with a profound optimism.

“The Night Psalms” (World Premiere at these concerts!) was commissioned by the Marquette Choral Society from local composer Griffin Candey. This work is set to the words of local poet Kathleen M. Heideman and Anastasia

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General admission tickets (adults: $10; students: $6) are available from the standard ticket outlets (Berry Events Center, Forest Roberts Theater, etc.), online at, and at the door, at Reynolds Recital Hall on the NMU campus, at the date and time of the concert.

Contact: 906-249-9092


Additional time info:

Composer Griffin Candey and poet Kathleen Heideman will offer a pre-concert talk half an hour before the concert.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


NMU Reynolds Recital Hall

Lee Hall Drive and 7th Street, C.B. Hedgcock Building, Marquette, MI 49855

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