Music Department Presents Fall Choral Concert

Erin Kinzel

The Bethel College Music Department will present its Fall Choral Concert on Friday, Oct. 27, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Monica Catholic Church, 222 W. Mishawaka Ave., Mishawaka, Ind. This performance will feature the Concert Choir, Voices of Triumph, and special guest, the Southwestern Michigan College Concert Choir.

Music highlights include James Syler’s “Dear Sarah,” a musical setting of a Civil War-era letter from a soldier to his wife before he dies, Claude Debussy’s “Trois Chanson,” and also hymn settings, spirituals, and other classical and contemporary choral works. The concert will close with Moses Hogan’s “Hear My Prayer” with the combined choirs of Bethel and Southwestern Michigan College.

Purchase tickets online at or call the ticket office at 574.807.7080, Monday-Friday, 1-5 p.m. The cost is $7 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. A portion of the ticket proceeds will benefit St. Monica’s church and school music program.