Music at Moser Concludes 2016-17 Concert Series April 28

April. 5, 2017 | Joliet, Ill.

The University of St. Francis (USF) Music at Moser concert series will conclude its 2016-17 season with a concert featuring the Schola Cantorum and Singing Saints under the direction of music faculty, Patrick Brannon. This will be Brannon’s last performance with the university before he retires in May. The choirs will present their annual spring concert, “Songs for the Journey,” on Friday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sexton Auditorium of the Moser Performing Arts Center, 500 Wilcox St. in Joliet. The choirs will be accompanied by Mark Epling.

The concert will feature works by Mozart, Rossini, Brahms, Faure, Copland, and Rodgers and Hammerstein. A portion of the concert will feature music from the 1880s and ‘90s that was performed in the company town of Pullman on Chicago’s far south side. Vocal rags, Pullman Porter songs, Union songs from the Pullman Strike of 1894, and other popular music from the era will fill this portion of the performance.

The concert will provide a musical journey to the 1880s, ‘90s and early 20th century.

Tickets for the Friday, April 28 concert are $10 for adults and $7 for students, seniors, and alumni. For ticket information or reservations please visit

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