MSSU Choral Society Spring Concert May 5, 2019


The MSSU Choral Society presents its Spring Concert on Sunday, May 5, 3:00 p.m., at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 2423 W. 26th St., Joplin.  The chorus is conducted by Dr. Susan Smith, the Director of Vocal Studies at MSSU, and accompanied by Clint Newby.

The well-known and ever popular 60-voice area-wide mixed choir will present a variety of popular music including:

  • I Will Extol Thee—George F. Handel, Arr. by Walter Ehret
  • Do I Hear a Waltz?—Arr. by John Purifoy, including ,Do I Hear a Waltz?, It’s a Grand Night for Singing,  Falling in Love with Love, A Wonderful Guy
  • Rodgers and Hammerstein On Broadway—Arr. by Mac Huff, including favorite songs from the following musicals: The Sound of Music, Oklahoma, South Pacific, Carousel, The King and I, and State Fair
  • The major work presented will be, Spirit Suite—Arr. Mark Hayes, with Tanner Munson, Tenor as Guest Artist. This powerful spiritual suite includes: In That Great Gittin’ Up Mornin’, Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child, and Didn’t My Lord Deliver Daniel?

The Chorus also will introduce its new signature song which will be performed at all concerts and expresses a hopeful outlook for the world: One Song—Marvin Hamlisch/Alan and Marilyn Bergman, Arr. by Mark Hayes


The concert is free and open to the public and all are welcome.


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