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CHORAL PERFORMANCE  — NMU choirs perform at a past choir performance in the Reynolds Recital Hall. Their upcoming performance, Considering Matthew Shepard, will be an hour and a half long and deal with the emotional story of Matthew Shepard.

Choir concert honors Matthew Shepard’s legacy, shifts attitudes concerning hate crimes

Katarina Rothhorn February 20, 2023

In 1998, University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay man, was attacked by two other young men, tied to a fence post and left to die. He ended up dying five days later in a hospital...

FINAL PERFORMANCE - Erin Colwitz directs her choirs on Thursday April 21. For many senior performers, this was their final choir performance.

Choirs reflect on social justice issues in final concert

Annamarie Parker, Contributing writer May 1, 2022

The Northern Michigan University choral performed their last concert of the winter semester, A Celebration of Renewal and Rebirth, on Thursday April 21, in Reynolds Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. The Arts Chorale...

SOCIAL DISTANCED SINGING — Choir students rehearse six feet apart during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now the choirs are able to perform on stage together, but still wear masks as much as possible.

Choirs prepare for first live concert since COVID

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor October 5, 2021

After a year and a half of singing into a room of empty chairs, the NMU University Choir and NMU Arts Chorale will finally get to perform to a live audience. For almost two years, the choirs have been...

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