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Otterbein Concert Choir to Perform in Lewis Center in Advance of Germany Tour

October 26, 2017
Otterbein University

Westerville, OH—The Otterbein University Concert Choir, under the direction of Dr. Gayle Walker, will perform a concert in advance of their Germany tour at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 5, at All Shepherds Lutheran Church, 6580 Columbus Pike, Lewis Center. This event is free and open to the public. 

The concert will feature holiday works the choir will perform in Germany this Dec. 11-20, including masterworks, carol arrangements, spirituals, and works by Bach, Brahms, Chilcott, and Gibbs. While in Germany, the choir will perform this program at the Cologne Cathedral; Kristuskirche in Schwelm; Tomaskirche and St. Nikolai in Leipzig; and at the Evangelische Kirche of Jünsdorf, near Berlin.

The Otterbein Concert Choir is the most select of the Otterbein University’s five vocal ensembles. The Choir tours annually to destinations both domestic and abroad. Recent itineraries have included Savannah, Boston, Chicago, and Ireland.  In the past 15 years they have performed in prominent venues in Europe and Asia including the Beijing Conservatory, Notre Dame in Paris, St. Stephens Cathedral in Vienna, and St. Patrick’s in Dublin.  The choir frequently performs at professional conferences, including the American Choral Directors Association Division Conference and the Ohio Music Education Association Conference.  

More information about the Otterbein University Department of Music and its concert schedule can be found at http://www.otterbein.edu/music. For more information about this event, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1315516368571680/.

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