Ohio State glee clubs performing with 3 area high school choirs

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Richmond, Connersville and New Castle high school choirs will perform with Ohio State University’s Men and Women’s Glee Clubs at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22 at RHS’ Civic Hall. Advance tickets are $8 for students and $12 for adults, and $15 at the door.
Randy Ecker will conduct “The Awakening,” Roger Tyler will conduct “All Too Soon,” and Matthew Hurst leads “Soon Ah Will Be Done.”
The New Castle Chorale has 39 students, the Richmond Chamber Singers and Symphonic Choir have 60 students, and the Connersville High School Choir has 100 students.
Ohio State Women’s Glee Club will perform “The Echoing Green,” “Suscepit Israel,” “1941,” “Richer for Her,” “Love is a Rain of Diamonds” and “Cancion de los Tsachilas.”
Ohio State Men’s Glee Club will perform “Songs of the Big 10,” “A Jubilant Gloria,” “And Death Shall Have No Dominion,” “Music in the Air,” and two folk tunes, “Shenandoah” and “Bright Morning Stars.”
For the finale, all of the approximately 350 high school and Ohio State singers will combine to perform “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” together.
For more information or to order tickets, call (765) 973-3350, go online to www.civichall.com, or visit the Civic Hall box office between 8:30 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. weekdays. A $5 fee is charged for credit card processing to cover costs.
Performances at Civic Hall by school ensembles and nationally touring performers are sponsored by Richmond Community Schools and Civic Hall Associates.