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Friday, July 22, 2011

“Bon Voyage” Concert for Argentina Trip @ SL Choral Artists (SLC: July 26)

Mary Dupaix
Director of Marketing
Salt Lake Choral Artists
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Salt Lake Choir to Perform at World Choral Symposium in Argentina

Salt Lake City, Utah - July 20 – On July 26, 2011 at 7:30 pm, the Salt Lake Vocal Artists, a 44-voice ensemble of the Salt Lake Choral Artists, will present their “Bon Voyage” concert at Libby Gardner Concert Hall on the University of Utah campus under the direction of Dr. Brady Allred. The concert will feature ten new choral works written for the Vocal Artists by well-known choral composers from around the world. Tickets can be purchased at http://saltlakechoralartists.org or at the door.
This concert is in preparation for the group’s tour to Argentina where they will participate as one of 25 selected ensembles to participate in the World Symposium on Choral Music in Puerto Madryn, Argentina. Allred and the Vocal Artists will perform several concerts at the symposium and also be featured at the symposium’s grand finale. Prior to the symposium, the Salt Lake Vocal Artists will offer concerts in cities such as Buenos Aires, Mendoza and Cordoba.
The World Symposium on Choral Music, held August 4-10, 2011, is a one-week event organized every three years by the International Federation for Choral Music. The Federation’s goal is to promote artistic excellence, cooperation and exchange by bringing together the finest choirs and choral leaders throughout the world for performances, seminars, workshops, exhibitions and choral reading sessions. One of the symposium’s workshops, on concert programming, will be lead by Allred.


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