The Grand View University Choir from Des Moines will perform at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, 400 S. 13th St.
The program consists of choral masterpieces from the 13th century to the present, focusing on hope and new life. Composers on the program include Ludwig Senfl, Johannes Brahms, Knut Nystedt, Ola Gjeilo, Orlando Gibbons, David Childs and Alice Parker. The pieces will also represent a range of works including anthems, motets, spirituals and hymn tune arrangements.
The Grand View Choir performs at campus celebrations, worship services and gatherings throughout each academic year, in addition to various events throughout the wider civic community. Touring every spring, the choir has performed in most of the United States and also tours internationally every four years. Dr. Kathryn Pohlmann Duffy is chair of the Grand View University Music Department and director of the choir.