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Academic Music Concert


Academic Music Concert

Music students at JCCC perform free concert

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Students and faculty of the music and theatre department of Johnson County Community College will perform a choir concert featuring love songs and music that commemorates two notable anniversaries.

The free concert, which showcases the talents of both the Chamber Choir and MadRegalia, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, in Polsky Theatre of the Carlsen Center. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

The choirs will be conducted by Terri Teal, professor of music. 

The musical highlights will include Beatles love songs in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the band’s first appearance in the United States. Also included will be South African freedom songs in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s incarceration. Along with the South African theme, the chamber choir will sing a choral version of “Africa,” originally sung by the rock group Toto.

MadRegalia will also perform several fa-la-la madrigals from the Renaissance including a rousing rendition of “Fire, Fire” by Thomas Morley. 

Other upcoming concerts include:

  • May 6- Band Concert titled “The Rising Sun”
  • May 7- Choral Concert 

A band concert originally scheduled to take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6, has been canceled.