Ursinus Students Bring Music to Ireland

Ursinus students will take their talents to  Galway and Dublin, Ireland with the Ursinus College Music Department during spring break March 3 to March 10. The Ursinus Chamber Winds and Chamber Singers will bring not only their voices but piccolo, flute, clarinet, bassoon euphonium and other instruments. Holly Gaines, Associate Professor of Music, conducts the Chamber Winds and John French, William F. Heefner Professor of Music, conducts the singers.

The program includes Suisato’s Renaissance Suite, Vivaldi’s  “Allegro” from Double Concerto, Faure’s Messe Basse and the traditional Irish hymn, “Be Thou My Vision.”

The group will do some touring, including visits to Trinity College, the National Museum of Ireland,  St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Kylemore Abbey and other sites .

The will perform at St. Augustine’s Church in Galway and the Unitarian Church in Dublin.