Tenth Annual Over the Mountain Festival of Sacred Music Concert
The Over the Mountain Festival of Sacred Music is the tenth annual event of Over the Mountain Festivals. Singers from a number of church choirs and other choral groups will gather as one to share with their churches and communities an afternoon of sacred choral music in a program entitled An Unclouded Day, with Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem as the centerpiece. The program includes several other pieces, including several African American Spirituals, along with several hymns for the congregation to join with the chorus. This concert is presented by the Over the Mountain Festival of Sacred Music Chorus, directed by Dr. Andrew Minear, Director of Choral Activities at the University of Alabama, and accompanied by a chamber orchestra of professional musicians, and organist Diane Norton, who is returning for her third year as organist/accompanistfor the Festival. This year’s Chorus of consists of 90+ singers from 30+ different choirs and choral groups from Birmingham as well as other cities in the Southeast.
2018/02/11 - 2018/02/11
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A pre-concert lecture giving information about the program will be presented by Dr. Milburn Price, former Dean of the Samford University School of the Arts, starting at 3:15 PM.