The Millsaps Chamber Singers, led by Dr. Timothy Coker, will perform Jan. 2-8 in New York City at some of the city's most beautiful and historic churches. If you are in the New York area, please come hear the Singers perform.
The Millsaps Chamber Singers
Performances are scheduled at St Paul's Chapel, built in 1766 and known as "The Little Chapel that Stood" after surviving the 2001 terror attacks unscathed, on Jan. 3 at 1 p.m.; the Church of the Village, a United Methodist church, Jan. 6 at 10 a.m. (pre-concert) and 10:30 a.m. (worship service); The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, the largest cathedral in the world, Jan. 7 at 10 a.m.; Trinity Wall Street Church, which was chartered in 1697, Jan. 7 at 1 p.m.; and St. Patrick's Cathedral, Jan. 7 at 4 p.m.
The Chamber Singers' performance at the Church of the Village will be special because of its connections to Millsaps and Mississippi.
Bishop Alfred Johnson is pastor of the church and a friend of Bishop James E. Swanson, who leads the Mississippi United Methodist Conference. Faser Hardin, a Millsaps alumnus who performed earlier this year for the Millsaps Arts & Lecture Series as a member of the New York City Slickers, is minister of music at the church.
While they visit the Big Apple, the Chamber Singers plan to take advantage of cultural and educational opportunities in the city. They will tour The Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, take a backstage tour of the Metropolitan Opera, visit the National Opera Center of America, and see a Broadway musical and an opera.