The Department of Music at Ashland University is hosting its annual Invitational High School Choral Festival on Saturday, November 17 which culminates in a public concert at 3:45 p.m. in the Jack and Deb Miller Chapel. The concert is free and open to the public.
Three Ohio high schools will engage in a day of musical and educational activities led by Dr. Rowland Blackley, Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities, and Dr. Marla Butke, Associate Professor of Music and Coordinator of Music Education. Participating choirs include Loudonville High School directed by Michael Snyder, Coventry High School (Akron) directed by Julie Strebler-Renner, and Lutheran West (Rocky River) directed by Ronald Muth. For the public concert, musical selections will be performed by each high school choir followed by a combined piece performed by all of the choirs and the Ashland University Choir.