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Choir to debut twelve pieces from renowned composers

Stephen Carradini February 23rd, 2011

Oklahoma City’s The Mary Heath Endowment has commissioned sacred choral music by renowned composers for the last 12 years.

OKC’s Windsong Chamber Choir will premiere 12 newly commissioned pieces in a free concert, “Cantica Sacra: Music of the Mary Heath Endowment,” at 5 p.m. Sunday at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 4400 N. Shartel.

The concert will feature a cappella performances, ensemble accompaniment and a full orchestra throughout the course of the show. Oklahoman Mary K. Sallee — as well as internationally acclaimed composers Shawn Kirchner, Daniel Gawthrop, David Childs and more — contributed works.

For information, call 837-2152 or visit www.windsongchoir.org. —Stephen Carradini

 
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