University of Mount Olive Concert Choir to Perform Fall Concert

MOUNT OLIVE – The University of Mount Olive Concert Choir will present its annual fall concert at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 23 at the First Baptist Church at 300 North Chestnut Street in Mount Olive. The choir will perform Franz Schubert’s Mass in G Major as well as a number of individual selections including Halle, Halle, Halle arranged by Hal H. Hopson and Carol of the Drum by Katherine K. Davis.

The Concert Choir will perform various single selections during the first half of the concert, followed by a brief intermission when they will collaborate with members of the Wilson Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Dr. Alan Armstrong, performing Schubert’s Mass in G Major, featuring organist Burke Raper and auditioned student soloists,” Dr. Poniros said. “Schubert’s stunning Mass in G Major was composed in less than one week, and has been recorded and performed by ensembles all over the world.  An audience favorite, the major work and the works performed in the first half of the concert will highlight the talent and dedication produced by the Mount Olive Concert Choir this entire semester.”

The performance is free and the public is invited to attend.  Seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis.  For more information about the concert, contact Dr. Poniros at 919-658- 2502.

University of Mount Olive is a private institution rooted in the liberal arts tradition with defining Christian values. The College, sponsored by the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists, has locations in Mount Olive, New Bern, Wilmington, Goldsboro, Research Triangle Park, Washington and Jacksonville. For more information, visit