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Music in the air

Hear the Columbus State Chorus, Concert Band and Gospel Ensemble throughout April.

Chorus offers spring concert April 13

Join Chorus Columbus State, under the direction of Gordon Franklin, on Sunday, April 13, at 3 p.m., at the Columbus Museum of Art's Darby Court for their Spring Concert. The choir will be performing Vivaldi's "Gloria," and Randall Thompson's "The Peaceable Kingdom." Admission to the museum is free on Sundays, and there is no charge for the concert.

The Museum is currently under renovation, but continues to showcase their permanent collection, as well as offer special exhibitions and a full slate of programming. Parking is free and plentiful in the Museum lot off Gay Street. Handicap parking is located in the south lot off Ninth Street. Parking meters are also available in the area.

Gospel Ensemble performs in April

The Columbus State Gospel Vocal Ensemble, under the direction of Emma L. Easton, will end Spring Semester by performing concerts in several venues, including Friday, April 18 at 6 p.m. at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Delaware; Thursday, April 24 at 5 p.m. in the Columbus State Bookstore; and Saturday, April 26 at 5 p.m. at the King Arts Complex on the new Amos Lynch Plaza.

Also on Saturday, April 26, at 1 p.m., Gospel Ensemble director Emma Easton will present "Ohio's Gospel Music History," at the Ohio Village Town Hall at the Ohio Historical Center.

Concert Band to perform April 29

The Columbus State Concert Band, under the direction of Thomas Lloyd, continues its study of band classics Tuesday, April 29, at 8 p.m. in the Conference Center Ballroom (WD fourth floor). The band will perform Gustav Holst's "Second Suite in F," William Grant Still's "To You, America," and John Mackey's "Undertow," as well as many more pieces. The Woodwind Ensemble will also perform.

The concert is free and open to the public.

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