SFA combined choirs, orchestra to perform Mozart’s Great Mass in C minor

NACOGDOCHES, Texas – The combined choirs and orchestra of Stephen F. Austin State University will present W.A. Mozart’s Great Mass in C minor when the student ensembles perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at First Baptist Church, Nacogdoches.

Performing are the SFA A Cappella Choir, directed by Dr. Michael Murphy, director of choral activities at SFA, and Kantorei and Singin’ Axes, directed by Dr. Tod Fish, associate director of choral activities, along with a student orchestra.

Murphy will conduct the combined choirs and orchestra in the performance of the Great Mass.

Soloists performing on the concert are voice faculty members Debbie Berry, Dr. Richard Berry and Dr. Scott LaGraff, along with Sara Rosado, graduate student from Katy.

Works by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Wolfram Buchenberg and William L. Dawson will also be performed with Dr. Tamey Anglley, director of bands at SFA, guest conducting. 

Admission is free. First Baptist Church is located at 411 North St. For additional information, contact the SFA School of Music at (936) 468-4602.