The choir, which is directed by Thomas Merrill, is the primary vocal ensemble of the University's music department. It is made up of 45 students who are majoring in a variety of subjects, from music performance to chemistry.
Following the New Year?s Eve concert, the choir embarks on its four-state winter tour in which it is performing five concerts in Tennessee, Ohio, North Carolina and Virginia.
The tour schedule includes: Monday, Jan. 3, Saint Philip Catholic Church, Franklin, Tenn., 7:30 p.m.; Tuesday, Jan. 4, Saint Mary's Catholic Church, Athens, Tenn., 7:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Jan. 5, Saint Therese Catholic Church, Mooresville, N.C., 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, Jan. 6, Saint Benedict Catholic Church, Richmond, Va., 7:00 p.m.; and Sunday, Jan. 9, Thoburn United Methodist Church, Saint Clairsville, Ohio, 10:30 a.m.
All performances are free. For more information contact Merrill at 513 745-3135.