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The Lycoming College Tour Choir announces the schedule for its 2011 season. The Choir will hold concerts in southeastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Connecticut before travelling to Florida for an eight-concert tour in March.
A homecoming concert is scheduled for Wednesday, March 23, at 8 p.m. in Clarke Chapel.
The Tour Choir's full concert schedule is available here.
Conducted by Dr. Fred Thayer, the Choir has been widely acclaimed as one of the finest college musical groups in the East, with repertoire consisting of both religious and secular music that ranges from contemporary to traditional.
Since its inception in 1947 by Walter McIver, the Choir has presented concerts in every state east of the Mississippi River, California, Texas, Louisiana, Canada, Puerto Rico, Argentina and Europe. Foreign tours occur approximately every three years.
The Tour Choir is selected each year by competitive audition from the 105-voice College Choir, which is comprised of students from all academic fields. Forty students are chosen annually to perform in two weekend tours and a 10-day spring break tour.