Saint Martin’s to present Hope Concert

April 4, 2007

Lacey, Wash. – The Saint Martin’s University music department will present the annual Hope Concert on Friday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the Saint Martin’s Pavilion, 5300 Pacific Ave. SE in Lacey. The public is invited to attend.

The performance will showcase individual members of the Saint Martin’s University Chorale. The choir will perform selections by American composers like Aaron Copland and George Gershwin. Student performers will be seen in solos and duets ranging from musical theater standards to pop rock selections. The University’s Jazz Band will perform jazz standards and accompany many of the performers.

Admission to the Hope Concert is free, however donations will be accepted. Donations will be used to benefit the University’s sister school in Tanzania. Funds raised will contribute to construction of housing for teachers and visiting teachers at the Tanzania school. For more information about the program, please call the University’s department of music, 360-438-4506, or Campus Ministry, 360-438-4581.

Saint Martin’s University prepares students for successful lives through its 22 majors and six graduate programs spanning the liberal arts, business, education and engineering. A Catholic, Benedictine university, Saint Martin’s welcomes 1,100 students from many ethnic and religious backgrounds to its Lacey, Washington main campus, and 600 more to three extension campuses.

For additional information:

Anne Kirske
Interim communication director
Saint Martin’s University