Nov. 3, 2004:
The a cappella group Chapter 6 has cancelled their concert
appearance at the Men in Song festival Nov. 4.
Oct. 25, 2004
Male singers from
16 high schools in Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, and Nebraska,
will participate in the day-long Men
in Song choral festival hosted by the Morningside
College music department on Thursday,
Nov. 4, in Eppley Auditorium. The festival will
conclude with a free concert by the high school singers and
Morningside's Eclectix vocal jazz ensemble at 6:30
p.m. and a 7 p.m. concert by the a cappella group Chapter
6, winners of the 2004 Harmony Sweepstakes National Championship.
Both concerts will be held at Eppley Auditorium and the public
is invited to attend.
Tickets for the Chapter
6 concert are $7 for students and $10 for adults.
Tim Watson, assistant
professor of music and director of choral activities at Morningside,
will conduct the festival and free concert.
The male singers
who will participate in the Men in Song festival are from
Adair-Casey Junior-Senior High School, Westwood, Sergeant
Bluff-Luton, Pella Christian, Lawton-Bronson, Whiting, West
Des Moines Valley Southwoods, Woodbury Central, Roland-Story,
Battle Creek-Ida Grove, and Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln
in Iowa; Glencoe-Silver Lake and Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop High
Schools in Minnesota; Columbus and Lyons-Decatur Northeast
High Schools in Nebraska; and Wakonda High School in S.D.
Watson received his
bachelor's degree in music education from Luther College in
Decorah, Iowa, and his master of music degree in vocal performance
from the University of South Dakota. Before joining Morningside
in 2003, Watson served as vocal music instructor and music
coordinator for LeMars Community Schools.