MOBILE, Ala. – The Alabama School of the Arts at the University of Mobile presents “Night of the Classical Masters” on Tuesday, April 7 at 7 p.m. at Fairhope First Baptist Church, 300 S. Section Street, Fairhope, Alabama 36532. Admission is free.
The university’s string ensemble will perform “Serenade for the Strings” by Tchaikovsky in the first half of the program, followed by University Singers and Chorale performing “Requiem for the Living” by Dan Forrest. The conductor for the evening will be Dr. Scott Wright, conductor of the Mobile Opera.
Wright said, “Dan Forrest’s Requiem for the Living does what compositions are supposed to do. Its beauty and poetry of sound grips you by the heart and makes you feel it.
“I am very proud of the members of the University Chorale and Choir at the Alabama School of the Arts who bring such talent, skill and dedication to this music so that all who hear it can experience the comfort and reassurance of this magnificent requiem,” said Wright.
For information about the Alabama School of the Arts, go to umobile.edu/asota or call 251.442.2383.
About the University of Mobile
The University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted and Distinctively-Driven. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in over 75 academic programs. Founded in 1961, the University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres.
For more information about the University of Mobile, visit the website at www.umobile.edu or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.