Music Department Oratorio

The Seattle Pacific University Music Department presents a collaborative oratorio featuring the Symphony Orchestra, Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, and soloists. The concert is on Friday, June 6, 7:30 p.m., at First Free Methodist Church located across from the SPU campus.

The repertoire includes Tchaikovsky’s "Capriccio Italien," music from Scotland, and songs from the Temperance Movement and the Shaker faith. The concert’s main feature is Anton Bruckner’s Te Deum, a magnificent hymn incorporating the orchestra, choirs, and soloists.

Soloists include Assistant Professor of Music and soprano Cherie Hughes; guest bass Charles Robert Stephens; as well as guest alto Melissa Plagemann, and SPU 2000 alumnus and tenor Marcus Shelton.

The Symphony Orchestra is directed by Professor of Music Eric Hanson, and the Concert Choir and Chamber Singers are directed by Assistant Professor of Choral Music David Anderson.

First Free Methodist Church is located at 3200 3rd Avenue West. This event is free, open to the public, and wheelchair accessible. To request disability accommodation, contact 206-281-2272, TTY 206-281-2224, or Parking is available in church parking lot or in the Ross lot north of the church.

Posted: Tuesday, June 3, 2014