Sacred Music and a Children’s Choir at HSU - Humboldt State Now

Sacred Music and a Children’s Choir at HSU

The HSU University Singers and the Humboldt Chorale perform an evening of sacred music, including the Mass of the Children, on Sunday, May 12 at 8 p.m. in Fulkerson Recital Hall.

The Humboldt Chorale features a children’s choir along with the main choir and two soloists performing the Mass of the Children by contemporary British composer John Rutter. The soloists are soprano Katharine Gunnick and baritone Carl McGahan.

Soprano Katharine Gunnick

HSU University Singers perform Vivaldi’s “Beatus Vir,” a Baroque masterpiece for double choir, with soprano soloist Ana Margarida Cruz. Excerpts from American composer Leonard Bernstein’s Mass include “Sing God a New Song” sung by soprano Ana Duchi.

The Humboldt Chorale is a community group directed by Carol Ryder. The children’s choir is prepared by James Gadd, and Larry Pitts is piano accompanist.

The HSU University Singers are directed by Harley Muilenburg. John Chernoff accompanies on piano.

Tickets are $7/3, free to HSU students from the HSU Box Office (826-3928) or at the door. Produced by the HSU Music Department. For more information, visit