Hesston and Bethel choirs to present joint concert

Hesston and Bethel joint concert

Hesston College and Bethel College will join together for a collaborative musical event at 7 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 17, at Tabor Mennonite Church (891 Chisholm Trail Rd, rural Newton). The concert is free and open to the public.

Featuring the Hesston College Bel Canto Singers under the direction of Dr. Russell Adrian, and the Bethel College Concert Choir under the direction of Dr. William Eash, the program, entitled “How Firm a Foundation,” will feature the choirs individually and combined, and will also include hymn singing with the audience.

Both choirs are the premiere vocal ensembles at their respective institutions, maintaining annual travel schedules in the region and nationally. The Bethel College Concert Choir will perform a repertoire they are preparing for the annual Kansas Music Educators Association conference at the end of the month. The Hesston College Bel Canto Singers will perform from their 2018-19 repertoire entitled “Grant Us Peace.”