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Jack Ward Invitational Choir Festival celebrates 9th year with concerts

The New Mexico State University Choirs will present the Jack Ward Invitational Choir Festival, a concert featuring area choirs, March 8 and 9 at 8 p.m. in the New Mexico State Music Center Recital Hall.

ir festival will feature the Mayfield High School Varsity Singers, conducted by Beth Carter-Borchet. The assistant conductor is Paul Hallsted.

The New Mexico State University Singers and Concert Choir are also featured in this concert. Joining the New Mexico State and Mayfield High choirs will be Hanks High School Choir from El Paso, conducted by Rick McDole, and Clint High School Choir from Clint, Texas, conducted by Sara Long.

Music at the concert will include Brahms' motets and three Argentinian songs including a tango by Astor Piazolla.

A limited number of tickets are available for $8, $10 and $12. For ticket information call (505) 646-1993.

Sarah Wheeler
Feb. 22, 2002