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C of I Music Department presents end-of-year concerts

Springtime at The College of Idaho means music to patrons’ ears as the College’s music ensembles present their annual spring concerts to close out the semester.

Between May 2-10, there will be five free concerts held at the Langroise Recital Hall starring the C of I Chorale, Chamber Singers, Major Sixth, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, Chamber Music, Piano Studio groups. Each show begins at 7:30 p.m. except for May 10, which will begin at 8 p.m. Each performance is open to students and to the public.

Sinfonia kicks things off May 2, led by director and Langroise Trio member Samuel Smith and featuring guest conductor Gini Rosandick. The show will feature works from five composers and three guest performers.

May 3 will feature the College’s vocal performance groups, Chorale, Chamber Singers and Major Sixth, who will perform their annual “World of Song” concert. All three groups are directed by Dr. Brent Wells.

The Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band, directed by Sandon Mayhew and Michael Lucas Strother, will perform on May 4. The group features several members of the Coyote Marching Band, which has just finished a successful inaugural year.

Langroise Trio Member David Johnson will direct the Chamber Music concert on May 7. The varied program will feature strings, piano and winds.

The Piano Studio group wraps things up on May 10, featuring the piano students of Robyn Wells.

The campus and local communities are invited to come out and support the C of I’s performing groups!

The College of Idaho has a 125-year-old legacy of excellence. The C of I is known for its outstanding academic programs, winning athletics tradition and history of producing successful graduates, including seven Rhodes Scholars, three governors, four NFL players and countless business leaders and innovators. Its distinctive PEAK Curriculum challenges students to attain competency in the four knowledge peaks of humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and a professional field—empowering them to earn a major and three minors in four years. The College’s close-knit, residential campus is located in Caldwell, where its proximity both to Boise and to the world-class outdoor activities of southwest Idaho’s mountains and rivers offers unique opportunities for learning beyond the classroom.  For more information, visit www.collegeofidaho.edu.

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