Kendrick to direct his final Sac State choral concert

Donald Kendrick will celebrate one last concert at Sacred Heart Church before retiring.
Thu Mar 1, 2018

Choral Director Donald Kendrick directs his final Sacramento State choir concert in the astounding acoustics of Sacred Heart Church at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 10. The church is located at 39th and J streets.

Kendrick is retiring after 33 years as choral director for the University’s School of Music. This concert, Entre Amis, will feature the University Choir, Men’s Chorus, and Women’s Chorus in a celebration of Canadian and European choral works.

The program includes Erika Esenwalds “The New Moon,” featuring tuned water glasses; “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” by American composer Randall Thompson; and choral works by Canadian composers Harry Somers, Sarah Quartel, and Diane Loomer.

Graduate students Melanie Huber, David Vanderbout, and Ashley Arroyo also will conduct on the program.

Tickets are $10 general admission, $7 seniors, and $5 for students, available at the University Ticket Office or (916) 278-4323.

Visit the School of Music page on the Sac State website for information about choral programs, or call (916) 278-5155. For media assistance, call University Communications at (916) 278-6156. - Craig Koscho