Rehearsals begin for Community Chorus

August 21, 2002

Area singers are invited to join the Maryville College Community Chorus for the presentation of Camille Saint-Saens' "Christmas Oratorio." This work for chorus, soli and orchestra will be performed in a joint concert with the Maryville-Alcoa College-Community Orchestra (MACCO) under the direction of Lee Kull and is scheduled for 7:30, Dec. 9 in Wilson Chapel on the Maryville College campus.

Rehearsals of the "Christmas Oratorio" will begin Sept. 3 at 7 p.m. in the rehearsal room of the Fine Arts Center at Maryville College. Scores will be available for purchase at the rehearsal.

For more information, contact choral director Stacey Wilner at 981-8151.

Maryville College is ideally situated in Maryville, Tenn., between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Knoxville, the state's third largest city. Founded in 1819, it is the 12th oldest institution of higher learning in the South and maintains an affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (USA). Known for offering its students a rigorous and highly personal experience that includes an undergraduate research requirement, Maryville College is a nationally ranked institution of higher learning that successfully joins the liberal arts and professional preparation. Total enrollment for the fall 2016 semester is 1,198.