NSU Horn Choir to present Fall Concert Oct. 24

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The NSU Horn Choir

The NSU Horn Choir will present a concert on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 7:30 pm. In Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.The NSU Horn Choir will present a concert on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 7:30 pm. In Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

The concert is being performed in honor of horn choir Director Dr. Kristine Coreil’s birthday. Coreil is a professor of music at Northwestern State.  The program includes works by Bach, Brahms, Nelhybel, Sousa, and Natchitoches resident Dr. Sam Stokes.  The concert will also feature special guests the Northwest Louisiana Horns, which is comprised of five horn players in the Shreveport area with close ties to NSU.

Stokes is a composer and arranger, who teaches music in the Talented Arts Program of Natchitoches Parish schools. He has arranged the traditional Halloween folk song “Have You Seen the Ghost of John?” for the ensemble.  The NSU Horn Choir includes 21 horn players who participate in the Northwestern State marching band, wind ensemble and orchestra, in addition to performing with the horn choir.

The NSU Horn Choir performs regionally and nationally for audiences annually. Look for the musicians to be out and about Natchitoches on Dec. 4 playing Christmas carols for the community.