Local music organizations perform Rutter’s Magnificat
Performance includes talent from Saint Martin’s, SPSCC, Opera Pacifica Chorus and the Olympia Chamber Orchestra
Feb. 24, 2009
Saint Martin’s University Chorale in collaboration
with the SPSCC choir, Opera Pacifica Chorus and the Olympia Chamber
Orchestra, is proud to announce a combined performance of John Rutter’s
Magnificat on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Kenneth J.
Minnaert Center for the Performing Arts on the SPSCC Campus. Tickets are
$20 for general admission and $15 for seniors and may be purchased at
the SPSCC ticket office or online at
The performance is part of the Olympia Chamber
Orchestra’s “B is for Bravo” concert series and features student
soloists Trinity Sokol from Saint Martin’s and Khristy Harvey from SPSCC.
“This collaboration provides an excellent
opportunity for the community to experience necessary but otherwise
unavailable music genres,” commented Darrell Born, the director of Saint
Martin’s University Chorale. Born added, “It is truly a privilege to
experience the sonorous genius of Rutter and the English choral
Saint Martin’s University is an independent
four-year Catholic, coeducational university located on a 320 acre
wooded campus in Lacey, Washington. Established in 1895 by the Catholic
Order of Saint Benedict, the University is one of 18 Benedictine
colleges and universities in the United States and Canada, and the only
one west of the Rocky Mountains. Saint Martin’s University prepares
students for successful lives through its 21 major and six graduate
programs spanning the liberal arts, business, education and engineering.
Saint Martin’s welcomes 1,250 students from many ethnic and religious
backgrounds to its main campus, and 650 more to its five extension
campuses located at Fort Lewis Army Post, McChord Air Force Base,
Olympic College, Centralia College and Tacoma Community College.
For more information contact:
Assistant professor and music and choral director