Whitworth Communications

For Immediate Release

March 31, 2003

Whitworth Women's Ensemble Trouvères to Perform in Spring Concert

Whitworth College's 26-voice women's ensemble, Trouvères, will perform in concert on Sunday, April 13, at 7 p.m. at St. Augustine Church, located on the corner of 19th Avenue and Bernard Street in Spokane. Admission is free; doors will open 30 minutes prior to the performance. For more information, please call (509) 777-3280.

Trouvères, founded in 1997, performs challenging sacred and secular literature from all musical periods. Under the direction of Whitworth Adjunct Professor of Music Darnelle Preston, the ensemble will sing a variety of pieces including folk songs from Great Britain, Ireland, Finland and Czechoslovakia. The group will also sing McIntyre's Come, O Holy Spirit, Jean-Baptiste Lully's Regina Coeli, and a traditional African-American gospel piece, The Storm is Passing Over.

Trouvères' spring concert at St. Augustine Church will be the ensemble's second guest appearance as part of the church's annual concert series.

Contacts:

Joan Lack, Music Department program assistant, Whitworth College, (509) 777-3280 or jlack@whitworth.edu.

Julie Riddle, public information specialist, Whitworth College, (509) 777-3729 or jriddle@whitworth.edu.

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