Portales, NM – October 12, 2023 – The Eastern New Mexico University Chamber Choir will undertake a four-day tour in Southern New Mexico, Oct. 22-25, 2023.
The repertoire for this year's tour includes music by composers such as Zelenka, Gallus, Gjeio, Passereau, Timingh, Wagner, Forrest, and Kirchner. Morgyn Gallegos will be featured as a student conductor. Dr. Jisook Park will accompany the ensemble.
“It is an annual tradition for the Chamber Singers to perform for schools throughout the state and region,” said Jason Paulk, ENMU Director of Choral Activities. “We will begin our tour in Artesia at the Estelle Yates Auditorium on Sunday, Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. At our first performance, we are thrilled to have our ENMU Trumpet Ensemble joining us. It has been quite some time since we sang for audiences in Artesia, and I'm hopeful we will have a nice turnout.”
All performances are FREE and open to the public. However, visitors to any public school need to check with district officials to request permission to listen to the concert performance.
The scheduled tour dates are:
- Sunday, October 22 | Artesia High School Estelle Yates Auditorium| 6 p.m.
- Monday, October 23| Roswell High School Theater | 10 a.m.
- Monday, October 23 | Ruidoso High School Choir Room | 3 p.m.
- Tuesday, October 24 | Las Cruces High School Choir Room| 10 a.m.
- Tuesday, October 24 | Centennial High School Choir Room | 1 p.m.
- Wednesday, Oct. 25 | Mayfield High School Choir Room | 9 a.m.
For more information on ENMU Choirs and Vocal Music programs, please visit www.enmu.edu/VocalMusic.