FAU Concert Features Works by Michael McGlynn
BOCA RATON, FL (March 2, 2012) –Florida Atlantic University’s department of music in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters will present a concert featuring works by composer Michael McGlynn, among other works, on Saturday, March 17 at 7 p.m. in the University Theatre, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. Performers include FAU’s Chamber Women's Chorus, Chamber Singers, Chorale and Symphony Orchestra. The concert will include the North American premier of McGlynn’s "Behind the Closed Eye Suite."
McGlynn will spend a week in residency at FAU working with students and faculty. The concert is a culmination of this visit. McGlynn has been recorded and performed by such internationally recognized vocal ensembles as the BBC Singers, the National Youth Choir of Great Britain, the Phoenix Chorale and Chanticleer. In 1987, he founded the choral group Anúna, which has released 14 albums.
The concert is sponsored in part by the Palm Beach County Cultural Council. Admission is free with a suggested donation of $10. For more information about concerts at FAU, call 561-297-3853.
-FAU-Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University serves more than 29,000 undergraduate and graduate students on seven campuses and sites. FAU’s world-class teaching and research faculty serves students through 10 colleges: the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, the College of Business, the College for Design and Social Inquiry, the College of Education, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Graduate College, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. FAU is ranked as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. For more information, visit www.fau.edu.