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Piedmont College Singers blend classical works and folk songs in concert
The Piedmont College Singers will perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13 in the college chapel in Demorest.

An ensemble of 46 select student singers will blend their voices with each other as well as an organ and piano for its fall concert.

The Piedmont College Singers will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, in the college chapel in Demorest.

Renowned for its musical refinement and stylistic versatility, the ensemble will present a program including works dating from the 1500s to modern times. Selections include works by Tomas Luis De Victoria (1548-1611), Johann Ludwig Bach (1677-1731), Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986), and Knut Nystedt (b. 1915). The ensemble will also sing a selection of folk and spiritual songs, including “Bright Morning Star,” arranged by Fred Squatrito; and “My Soul’s Been Anchored in the Lord,” arranged by Moses Hogan.

Directed by Wallace Hinson, the college’s touring group has performed across the United States and Canada, including concerts in England and Wales last year. Piedmont Singers include: sopranos, Jessie Bee, Miranda Cunniff, Tessa Herron, Megan Holder, Amber Kesler, Lydie Koffi, Leah Mooney, Cheyanne Osoria, Elizabeth Parmer, Carsey Pilcher, Jennifer Pitt, McKenzi Smith and Amanda Wolfrey; altos, Krista Baker, Lauren Bartlett, Kate Berardi, Isabella Brown, Chastin Dobbs, Noah Holt, Kelly Hood, Torrey McDowell, Pearl Oppenheimer, Mary-Elizabeth Pirkle, Elena Register, Libby Scoggins, Hannah Thomas, Rebecca Whitted and  Etta Yaughn; tenors, Amin Abraham-Quiles, Mitchell Auger, Michael Cox, Brandon Deen, Nicholas Johnson, Nikolai Peek, Aaron Phillips, Ben Rikeman, Will Shurtliff and Zack Turner; and basses, Albert Gerring, Kordai Harris, Cole Martin, Jacob McKee, Frazier Smith, Alex Thomlinson, Storm Tipton and Adam Weisheit.

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