Mars Hill University will host the Madison Singers of James Madison
University for a special concert in Broyhill Chapel, on Friday, May 23
at 7 pm. The concert is free and open to the public and will be part of
Mars Hill’s University Lecture Series.
The Madison Singers are members of the select, advanced auditioned
choral chamber ensemble at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA.
Maintaining an active performance schedule both on and off campus, The
Madison Singers explore, prepare and present advanced choral repertoire
that is expressive of the diversity of the human spirit throughout both
music history and world cultures.
The Madison Singers have shared the stage with renowned artists,
including jazz vocal artist Bobby McFerrin, contemporary string quartet
ETHEL, and Robert Mirabel, Native American flutist, singer and social
The Madison Singers have toured locally, regionally and
internationally. They have collaborated with the Czech National
Orchestra in Prague of 2006, and competed in the 2009 National
Eisteddfod of Wales, earning a 3rd place in the Chamber Choirs category.
Regionally, The Madison Singers have been featured artists and choir in
residence in the Staunton Music Festival, as well as performing
hundreds of master classes and recruiting visits for area high schools.
The Madison Singers Spring Tour 2014 is entitled “Vidi Aquam – Living
Waters” and will feature the contemporary music of Eric Whitacre,
Michael McCarthy, Michael John Trotta, Ivo Antognini and Robert
The concert at Mars Hill University will be the third event in the University Lecture Series, which is in its inaugural year.