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Furman Fall Festival of Choral Music Presents Concert

The Furman Fall Festival of Choral Music will close with a concert on Saturday, Oct. 17, at 3 p.m. in McAlister Auditorium on the Furman University campus, Greenville, S.C. The concert is free. For the festival, singers from high school programs in the region are invited to participate with mixed quartets of their finest singers. These groups practice and perform under the baton of Furman Singers director Dr. Hugh Ferguson Floyd who leads Saturday’s culminating concert with the Singers. Combined, the Furman Singers and High School Festival Choir number nearly 180 voices. The choirs will be accompanied by Grace Odell ‘16 (Pelzer), and Furman Music Professor Dr. Vivian Hamilton, and will perform a mix of traditional hymns, folk songs and spirituals.