The North Carolina Boys Choir and North Carolina Girls Choir are presenting a free spring concert on June 10th, 2019, at 6:30 p.m., at University United Methodist Church, 150 E. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill.
The Training Choir, Concert Choir (Boys Choir), Prima Choir (Choir), and Chamber Ensemble invite fans of choral music to join them in concert at University United Methodist Church (150 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514) on June 10, 2019 at 6:30 PM.
The choirs will offer a mix of spirituals, American Folk Songs, 20th Century compositions, and classic choral arrangements by Handel, Bach, Purcell, Strauss, Copland, Rutter, Leavitt, Parker, Carmichael, and others.
The concert is FREE and open to public.
The North Carolina Boys Choir was founded in 1972 as the Durham Boys Choir by William Graham and designated the North Carolina Boys Choir in 1983 by then-Governor James B. Hunt, Jr. Through the years the Choir has sung with all the area’s major choral groups such as the Duke Chapel Choir, Choral Society of Durham, Choirs of Meredith College, North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. They have also sung with the North Carolina Symphony.
The Choir tours nationally and internationally and has presented concerts in churches and cathedrals in Canada, England, and Scotland. In 2016, the North Carolina Boys Choir
participated in the Requiem by Faure; in 2017, they participated in the Te Deum by Berlioz. The choirs toured the Outer Banks and Eastern North Carolina in the summer 2018. The North Carolina Boys Choir and North Carolina Girls Choir are under the direction of Robert E. Unger and David Cole.