E-T Staff Report

Tarleton State University and Temple College will combine their musical talents in a concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Center Auditorium.

Tarleton’s Chamber Choir, Temple College Choir, Temple Symphony Chorale, along with the Academie Musique’s Cantate and Jubilate children’s choirs (both from Temple, Texas) will perform John Rutter’s “Mass of the Children.” 

Tickets to the event are $5 for the general public. Tarleton faculty, staff and students are admitted free with their Texan ID cards. Tickets will go on sale at 6:30 p.m. and the doors will open at 7 p.m. 

The Tarleton Chamber Choir and Temple College choirs will perform separately on the program, as well. 

The Temple choirs will perform “Walk Together Children” and “I am His Child” by Moses Hogan. The Tarleton Chamber Choir will sing “Dieu, Qui La Fait Bon Regarder!” by Claude Debussy and “Lamentations of Jeremiah” by Z. Randall Stroope. 

“We are very excited about hosting the Temple College Choir, Symphony Chorale and the Academie Children’s Choirs for this concert, said Dr. Chuck Rives, director of choirs. “The Rutter ‘Mass of the Children’ is a 35-minute work that will be an inspiration to all who attend.”