ASHLAND, Wis. – Northland College and community choirs will host its spring choral concert, “Birds, Bees and B Flats: Nature in Music,” on Sunday, March 17. The performance, part of the Northland College Community Connections series, will take place at 3 p.m. at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center.
The event will feature works closely connected to nature as performed by the Northland Singers, the Chamber Choir, the Accidentals and the Lumberjack Chorus.
Russell Thorngate, director of choral activities at Northland College, said the concert theme is fitting for “a place nestled within nature’s beauty.”
The choirs will perform works from Brahms, Whitacre, Dowland, Dvorak and other classical composers.
Northland College is a traditional liberal arts and sciences college with aunique focus on the environment and sustainability. Northland College and its Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute are located in Ashland, Wis., near theshores of Lake Superior. The College is broadly recognized as a leader in sustainability education having adopted the focus as its mission in 1971. Founded in 1892, Northland now enrolls 600 students from across the nation and across the world. For more information about Northland College and its Institute, visit our website at www.northland.edu.
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